Zelensky, Pompeo discuss coronavirus cooperation, efforts to overcome consequences of pandemic.

The president expressed gratitude to the United States for its continued support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.



President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a telephone conversation on Monday, April 6, discussed coronavirus cooperation.

President Zelensky has expressed support for the United States in their fight against the pandemic and condolences to the Americans who have lost loved ones, also wishing a speedy recovery to those who contracted the virus, the President's Office reported.

The president thanked the U.S. for providing assistance to Ukraine to tackle the spreading disease.

"I am grateful to the United States for providing targeted assistance, $1.2 million, to fight coronavirus," Volodymyr Zelensky said.

Read alsoZelensky responds to petition on recalling officials' signatures from paper signed in Minsk

The parties also discussed the possibility of Ukraine receiving from the United States loan guarantees required to stabilize the economy – that's in addition to the resources that Ukraine is planning to get from the IMF, the World Bank, and other foreign partners.

The president expressed gratitude to the United States for its continued support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, both bilaterally and within the UN, as well as for its consistent policy of sanctions against Russia.

The head of state briefed Pompeo on the latest developments in Donbas and the implementation of the agreements following the latest Normandy Four meeting held in Paris in December 2019.

Related news

Canada treading carefully as China moves to impose Hong Kong security law: experts.

Canada has expressed "deep concern" about the controversial Hong Kong bill but hasn't gone as far as to say it will act in any way.

Ex-MP Onyshchenko refused political asylum in Germany.

This is not the first time when Onyshchenko was denied asylum in Germany.

Ukraine to set up ministry for defense industry: NSDC.

A separate deputy prime minister will be in charge of defense industry reform and the development of the space sector.

Canada, U.S., U.K. and Australia jointly reprimand China over Hong Kong security law

In a joint statement, the four countries said the new national security legislation would "curtail the Hong Kong people's liberties."

2 1235

Police of Kyiv region detain deputy mayor of Boryspil town.

Workers of the National Police of Kyiv region detained deputy mayor of the town of Boryspil, as he demanded a bribe from a local real estate developer.


By continuing to browse World News (UAZMI), you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and agree to the use of cookies