Contents tagged with Poroshenko

  • Poroshenko: Canadian business is ready to come to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has invited the representatives of Canadian business to Ukraine. A meeting was held in the course of Poroshenko’s working visit to Canada, as the President’s press service reports.

    "Earlier, Canadian Ukrainians invested in Ukraine to support the economy. At present, all Canadian business is ready to come [to Ukraine]. And I would like to say that it is the right time and place for investments,” the President emphasized, having added that Ukraine has high …

  • Poroshenko shows the UN Security Council passports of Russian military captured in the Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, speaking at the UN Security Council meeting in New York, showed the attendees passports of Russian military men fighting in the Donbas.

    "The Russian words that ‘they are not there’ have nothing to do with reality. There is ample evidence that Russia organizes and sponsors terrorism in the Donbas. Here is the evidence. These are the passports of Russian officers and soldiers, some of whom have been imprisoned for occupying Ukrainian land illegally," …

  • 'Time has come to lean on UN’s peacekeeping shoulder': Poroshenko urges Security Council to deploy mission in Donbas

    Ukraine needs the assistance of UN peacekeepers due to the armed aggression unleashed by Russia against Ukraine in 2014, said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

    “Our [Ukrainian] blue helmets have taken part in UN operations around the world. In many cases, they were the major player who made it possible to achieve peace – both in the Balkans and in Africa… Today the time has come for us to lean on the UN’s peacekeeping shoulder,” Petroshenko said at a UN Security Council session in New York …

  • Poroshenko: US weapons will help liberate the Donbas

     Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that US weapons would help Ukraine to liberate the Donbas, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

    "Above all, American weapons can help us liberate the Donbas and return the Ukrainian territories," said the President of Ukraine during a speech at the US Military Academy at West Point in New York.

    Poroshenko expressed regret that the topic of providing Ukraine with lethal weapons is still unresolved and controversial.

    He also believes that giving Ukraine …

  • Ukrainian ambassador to the US: at the next meeting Poroshenko and Trump will discuss implementation of joint agreements and outline the road ahead

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and US President Donald Trump will meet during the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly on Thursday, September 21. There they will discuss the results of the agreements reached at the meeting in June, wrote Valery Chaly, the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, on his Facebook page.

    The two heads of state intend to outline plans for cooperating in global and regional security, defense, and economic and energy ventures. The ambassador thanked his …

  • Poroshenko: peacekeepers have to be in all of the Donbas including the areas where Russia stores weapons

    The UN peacekeeping mission should be deployed throughout the Donbas, including the territories where the Russian Federation stores weapons, as expressed by President Petro Poroshenko on his Facebook page.

    "Peacekeepers should be present everywhere, including the territories where Russia keeps weapons and on the uncontrolled part of the Ukrainian-Russian border," he wrote.

    "It would stop the flow of Russian troops, weapons, and ammunition very quickly. The potential for aggression would have …

  • Media: Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk’s parties make arrangements to unite

    For several weeks already, the teams of President Petro Poroshenko and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk have been making arrangements for merging into one party for the elections, writes  Ukrayinska Pravda  in an article titled “Petro Poroshenko’s people’s front, or the United Ruling Party”.

    According to the authors, the core of the new party could include Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy, NSDC (National Security and Defense Council) Secretary …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine will buy more than 700 thousand tons of coal from American companies

    Ukraine has signed a contract with American coal companies to supply more than 700,000 tons of anthracite coal to replace Russian supplies, President Petro Poroshenko said during his annual address to Parliament.

    According to Poroshenko, the first batch of anthracite should be expected in the coming days.

    "The first batch of the American anthracite, which will replace the Russian, is already expected in a few day. More than 700,000 tons have been additionally contracted from the USA," …

  • Poroshenko urges U.S. Congress to increase aid to Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with a delegation of the U.S. Congress led by Harold Rogers, the head of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, as reported on the web site of the Ukrainian President.

    Poroshenko called for considering the possibility of increasing appropriations for assistance programs for Ukraine related to security issues, including the provision of defense-related weapons and the treatment and rehabilitation of Ukrainian servicemen. …

  • Poroshenko to residents of Donetsk: We are fighting hard for your return to Ukraine

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated citizens of Donetsk on City Day and assured that the struggle for the return of Donetsk to Ukraine continues.

    "Ukrainian Donetsk celebrates its birthday today. Happy City Day, dear people of Donetsk! We remember you and are fighting hard for your return to Ukraine. I am sure that the Ukrainian anthem will again sound in our Donetsk!” Poroshenko wrote on his Twitter account on Sunday.

    He also published a video from the Donbas Arena stadium ( …