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KIEV, October 16. /TASS/. Ukraine’s President Pyotr Poroshenko spoke by phone with U.S. President Barack Obama discussing issues of the energy sector and in particular, supplies of natural gas to the country, the Ukrainian presidential press service said on Thursday.
Along with this, the two men “expressed their firm confidence that the Minsk agreements, including the protocol of September 5 and the memorandum of September 19 would be strictly observed and implemented by all the sides.”
“Pyotr Poroshenko said words of gratitude to the United States and personally to Barack Obama for the support of Ukraine and the Peace Plan,” the press service said.
Obama pointed out that the law on the prosecutor’s offices as well as several anti-corruption laws adopted by the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, were of great importance.
The U.S. president also spoke about his video conference with the leaders of the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy which focused among other issues on the ways to achieve peace in Donbass.