WASHINGTON, May 27. /ITAR-TASS/. US President Barack Obama has promised full support to Ukraine in a telephone conversation with newly elected president Petro Poroshenko, the White House reported.
“President Obama called President-elect Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine today to congratulate him on his victory and offer the full support of the United States as he seeks to unify and move his country forward,” the White House said.
The statement says that “the President (Obama) stressed the importance of quickly implementing the reforms necessary for Ukraine to bring the country together and to develop a sustainable economy, attractive investment climate, and transparent and accountable government that is responsive to the concerns and aspirations of all Ukrainians.”
“The United States will continue assisting Ukraine in these efforts,” the White House noted. Obama and Poroshenko agreed to continue their conversation during the US President’s upcoming trip to Europe.