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President Poroshenko urges Joe Biden to strengthen defense capacity of Ukrainian army

In a telephone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged him to implement previous statements on granting Ukraine additional funds to strengthen its defense capacity.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden, Joinfo.ua reports referring to the press service of the head of state.

Ukrainian President thanked the United States for strong support during a recent meeting of the UN Security Council.

Petro Poroshenko and Joseph Biden stated that the ceasefire, introduced by the Minsk agreements was not executed due to constant attacks by the militants, especially in the area of Debaltseve.

President Poroshenko noted the need for immediate actions to stop the escalation and breakdown of the Minsk agreements. He also urged the U.S. to implement the previous statements on granting Ukraine additional funds to strengthen its defense capabilities.

Vice President Biden pledged support to Ukraine and agreed with President Petro Poroshenko upon constant coordination between Ukraine, the USA, Germany, France, the UN and the OSCE.