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 "We welcome formation of new government in Ukraine, which we encourage to continue political, economic and energy reforms," - Obama

President of the United States Barack Obama has welcomed the formation of the new government in Ukraine, headed by Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the U.S. Embassy press office, he said this at a joint conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Hannover on Sunday.

"We welcome the formation of a new government in Ukraine, which we encourage to continue the political, economic and energy reforms that can deliver progress for the Ukrainian people," Obama said.

He also confirmed the U.S. commitment to support Ukraine, suffering from the Russian aggression. The American leader stressed that sanctions on Russia can and should only be lifted once it fully complies with its commitments under the Minsk agreement.

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