Censor.NET reports citing the presidential press service.
Poroshenko expressed gratitude to the British side for its consistent support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. As one of the guarantor countries of Ukraine's independence under the Budapest Memorandum, the U.K. can play an important role in ensuring the security in Ukraine, the president said.
The parties discussed the latest developments in the Donbas. They underscored the importance of maintaining EU's sanctions against Russia until it fully complies with its obligations under the Minsk accords and the territorial integrity of Ukraine is restored.
The issues of the continuation of Britain's technical and financial assistance to Ukraine as well as the strengthening of bilateral military cooperation to counter Russian aggression were raised.
Special attention was paid to economic cooperation and the launch of a dialogue aimed at simplifying the issuance of British visas to Ukrainian citizens.
The parties agreed to hold an international conference on Ukraine's reforms in London on July 6. They also discussed taking steps to bolster cooperation in the field of cybersecurity and countering propaganda.
The representatives of the British government said the country's upcoming withdrawal from the European Union will not affect the level of cooperation between the U.K. and Ukraine.
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