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Former Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Valeriy Chaly confirmed to the LB.ua in an interview that Ukraine has not agreed to declassify the transcripts of the phone calls between US President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
“If Ukraine agrees to publish the relevant phone call, according to procedure, it must agree to declassify it… Phone calls have a certain restricted access. In the US, it’s very closely regulated, you saw an example of this in the last scandal, …
Russian President Vladimir Putin could have visited Washington at the start of the year, and US President Donald Trump could have visited Russia in the second half, retiring US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman told Kommersant in an interview.
When asked whether such an option was actually considered, Huntsman nodded.
The two leaders’ plans changed due to the incident at the Kerch Strait in which Ukrainian sailors were captured by Russian border guards. “Yes. I won’t go into the details, but …
Official Representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on a Channel One Russia that the transcript publication of te telephone conversation between the US President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky showed that it is dangerous to negotiate with Washington, reports TASS news agency.
"I agree with many assessments that this [publication of the transcript] certainly changes the form of relations between countries, between presidents, and between …
An aide to the Ukrainian President, Andriy Yermak said that Zelensky will make another official visit to the United States, reports TSN TV channel.
According to Yermak, during the meeting in New York, Trump and Zelensky discussed the possibility of the next visit.
"This conversation [that launched the impeachment procedure on Trump] is in the past. And now the presidents discussed other questions. President Trump made an emphasis on important issues. He said that Secretary of State is …
Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General, Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office Nazar Kholodnytskyi said in an interview with Novoe Vremya radio that Ukrainian investigators had not questioned former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter in the case of possible abuse of power by Ukrainian Ecology Ministry officials.
According to him, the Prosecutor decided to close the case on August 1, 2017, because the investigation had no progress for about two years.
"What will …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a comment to the Hromadske TV channel, described the expectations from the forthcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump.
"Ukraine is an independent country. We're ready for anything. We expect support, but we do not need help, because Ukraine is already a strong country. I want the US always to support Ukraine in the fight against the aggression and war. I think that we already have support on this issue, and everything goes in the right …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko in an interview to Hromadske TV channel denied that ,during a telephone conversation, US President Donald Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son. According to him, Ukraine is being drawn into the confrontation between Republicans and Democrats.
"Those people who are involved in the Ukrainian-American relations, understand that we have always tried to appreciate the help from both parties. This help has …
The meeting of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the US President Donald Trump will be held on September 25, reports the Mirror Weekly (Dzerkalo Tyzhnia) news outlet, citing a source close Zelensky.
The scheduled duration of the meeting is 45 minutes. "However, the meeting may last longer," reports the Mirror Weekly. Ukrainian and American presidents will discuss the conflict in the Donbas and attracting American investments in the Ukrainian economy. It is expected that Trump will …
Russian President Vladimir Putin, during his speech at the plenary session of World Economic Forum 2019, said that Russia offered to sell its hypersonic weapons to the United States.
Putin noted that, during the last meeting with American partners in Osaka, the US raised a question "how to include newest Russian modern weapons, including hypersonic missile systems, into General agreements."
"This means that no country in the world, including the United States, have such a weapon," Putin said. …
A group of US Republican and Democrat senators have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking his administration to allocate $250 million to security assistance for Ukraine, Senator Rob Portman announced on his website.
The Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative has been approved by US Congress, but the Trump Administration has not yet released the funds.
In their letter, the three Democrat and two Republican senators urged the presidential administration to release the funds that are “ …