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 Poroshenko met with Senator Durbin: Level of support we have in U.S. Senate is vital for us

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President Petro Poroshenko stresses the importance of the Senate’s support for Ukraine.

Poroshenko met with U.S. Senator Richard Durbin and stressed the importance of trans-Atlantic solidarity with Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the head of state.

"The level of support that we have in the United States, in the U.S. Senate, is vital for us," he said.

The president thanked the United States for assistance in improving the country's defense, the implementation of reforms, the fight against corruption, the process of deoligarchisation of the country, and training soldiers of the Ukrainian armed forces.

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The head of state expressly noted the assistance provided by the Ukrainian diaspora.

In turn, Durbin, who is also a co-chair of the Subcommittee on Defense Appropriations Committee of the U.S. Senate, stated he advocated for increased financial support to Ukraine, in particular for strengthening its defense capability.

Poroshenko thanked the U.S. Congress for recognition of Ukraine as non-NATO ally (Ukraine Freedom Support Act) and noted the importance of the implementation of this document.

Poroshenko stressed the importance the U.S. Senate support for Ukraine.


 
 
 
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