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KIEV, May 21. /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has a telephone conversation with Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, thanked the latter for "the decision to send military instructors and several batches of military equipment to Ukraine," the press service of the Ukrainian head of state said on Thursday.
"We always feel your friendly shoulder," Poroshenko was quoted as saying.
Harper, in turn, promised further support of his country. He also accepted Poroshenko’s invitation to visit Ukraine.
Apart from that, the sides discussed a number of issues of bilateral relations and "coordinated their positions" ahead of a Group of Seven summit, the press service said.