Contents tagged with Poroshenko

  • Ukrainian President announces tests of modernized T-72 tank

    The firing tests of the modernized Т-72АМТ tank that was modernized at the Kyiv Armor Plant started in Ukraine, announced Ukrainian President Poroshenko on his Facebook page. According to the Ukrainian President, during the tests, the tank crews tested all shooting modes using all types of ammunition, including Kombat precision guided missiles. 

    “The power of the Kombat is enough to destroy even the most protected enemy tanks,” Poroshenko wrote. According to him, due to the use of high- …

  • Ukrainian President: Nord Stream is Kremlin’s Trojan horse to European energy security

    President Petro Poroshenko believes that the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 is Kremlin’s Trojan horse to the European energy and geopolitical security.

    “The refusal to implement the project within the Third Energy Package of the EU and Gazprom’s and intentional failure to carry out decisions of the Stockholm Arbitration Court on Ukraine’s cases are clear and unambiguous signals of the true meaning of the pipeline and its potentially catastrophic consequences for the European Union,” …

  • Ukrainian President thanks the US for a clear stance on the Crimea

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed gratitude to the United States of America for decisive rejection of the Russian annexation of Crimea and called for foreign policy partners to support the "Crimean Declaration" by the USA.

    "I welcome Washington's historic statement on the non-recognition of the attempt at annexation of the Ukrainian Crimea by the Russian aggressor. This is a worthy response to the Kremlin's hybrid provocations after Helsinki. I am sincerely grateful to the …

  • President Poroshenko calls cooperation with Boeing 'a sign of Ukrainian independence in aviation’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko welcomed agreements between concern Antonov and American corporation Boeing on the supply of parts. According to the Ukrainian president, such an agreement is a “sign of independence in aviation” from Russia.

    “These agreements are a sign of our independence from Russia in aviation and confirmation of a strategic course of cooperation between the US and EU”, Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.

    The supplies are for An-148, An-158, An-178 aicraft.

    It was reported …

  • President Poroshenko: cooperation between Ukraine and NATO has been increasing over the past four years

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated that he recently met with US Army General Curtis Scaparrotti, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations and commander of the United States European Command.    The President noted the bilateral cooperation and stated that cooperation between Ukraine and NATO has been increasing over the last four years. He stressed that Ukraine is strengthening its defense capabilities and reforming the security sector because accession to …

  • Ukrainian President: Portion of French helicopters will be sent to Ukraine’s Armed Forces and Health Care Services

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko believes that it is necessary to ensure that a portion of the helicopters, which are supplied to Ukraine by the French company Airbus Helicopters, be allocated to meet the needs of Ukraine’s Armed Forces as well as for Health Care in mountainous areas of Ukraine.

    According to a report by the President’s press-service, Poroshenko recently met with the Airbus Helicopters CEO Bruno Even, the Senior Vice President and Head of the European Region at Airbus …

  • Ukrainian President asks NATO countries for assistance in creating Anti-Corruption Court

    In an interview to Ukrainian TV channels, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on the leaders of NATO countries to provide Ukraine with international experts to assist in the establishment of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court (SACC), the press service of Poroshenko reports.

    "During the meetings with the leaders of the NATO state members at the summit I discussed the issue and urged them to provide Ukraine with international experts as soon as possible to help us form an independent …

  • Ukrainian President Poroshenko agrees to continue dialog with Prime Minster of Hungary Orban

    In interviews with three Ukrainian television channels 112-Ukraine, STB and Inter, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that he agreed to continue the dialog with Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban regarding the language article of the Education Law.

    He discussed this in interviews with three Ukrainian television channels- 112-Ukraine, STB and Inter.

    “At the NATO summit, I had a short meeting with the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. We agreed that, at the level of foreign …

  • Poroshenko: NATO summit showed that Alliance’s doors are open to Ukraine

    The NATO meeting with Ukraine was accompanied by the universal recognition of its aspirations to membership, President Petro Poroshenko stated while commenting on the results of his participation in the NATO summit in Brussels, Radio Liberty reports.

    "Every leader of 19 member sates took the floor and stated that the support for Ukraine should mean the acceleration of Ukraine’s membership prospect. I believe that it demonstrates their attitude towards Ukraine and the policy of open doors," …

  • Poroshenko confirms Ukraine’s non-recognition of Kosovo during visit to Serbia

    At a joint briefing with Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić , President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, who is on an official visit to Serbia, stated that Ukraine does not recognize Kosovo and hopes that problems in the area can be resolved in favor of the interests of Serbia. “We honor and respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia. We do not recognize Kosovo, and we proceed from the premise that the Kosovo problem should be resolved by compromises being made, taking into account …