The President had a meeting with the Special representative of the United States Ukraine
While participating in the work of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with the Special representative of the United States Ukraine with Kurt Volker, during which the Envoy handed over the symbolic printed copy of the Declaration of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of July 25, 2018, which is clearly and unambiguously recorded the position of the United States of America concerning the non-recognition of illegal annexation by the Russian Federation of Ukrainian Crimea.
About it reports a press-service of the President.
“In this Declaration the Secretary of State Pompeo made clear that the US does not recognize and will never recognize the Russian annexation of the Crimea”, – said Kurt Volker and presented a copy of the Declaration to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the headquarters of the United Nations, where these days takes place the meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
- The foreign Ministry of Ukraine responded to the “Crimean Declaration” USA
While Kurt Volker added that the Declaration in spirit and letter similar to the Declaration adopted in 1940, acting Secretary of State Sumner Welleam of non-recognition by the United States to the Soviet occupation of the Baltic countries.
The President of Ukraine thanked Kurt Volker for such a symbolic step, and a clear and coherent US policy in relation to non-recognition of illegal annexation by the Russian Federation of Ukrainian Crimea.