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Trump, Poroshenko To Hold Telephone Conversation As East Ukraine Fighting Escalates

White House announces Trump - Poroshenko telephone talks The U.S. President Donald Trump and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hold a telephone conversation at the weekend
Trump, Poroshenko To Hold Telephone Conversation As East Ukraine Fighting Escalates

White House announces Trump – Poroshenko telephone talks The U.S. President Donald Trump and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hold a telephone conversation at the weekend, according to the White House press office, Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN.

Trump will also hold telephone talks with Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

As US media reported, Donald Trump departed from Washington on Friday night to spend the weekend at his villa in Florida.

The conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is scheduled to begin at 16:45 EST (01:45 Kyiv time on Sunday).

The date of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s visit to the United States for a possible meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump is being discussed, according to the Ukrainian president’s administration.

As Joinfo reported earlier, four Ukrainian soldiers were killed, seventeen more were wounded on Friday in fighting with the Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

As Washington Post suggested, east Ukraine violence outburst may be Trump’s first test with the Russian president Putin.