Apr 2, 2021
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Biden and Zelensky spoke on the phone for the first time

The first telephone conversation took place between US President Joe Biden and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky. This was reported on the White House website.

It is noted that the leaders of the countries discussed ways to combat corruption and the implementation of a “reform program based on common democratic values.”

“President Biden reaffirmed the continued US support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the statement said.

Later, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that he had assured American President Joe Biden of his readiness to reform Ukraine. The Ukrainian leader wrote about this in his Twitter account, where he noted that “Ukraine appreciates the support of the United States.”

“We stand shoulder to shoulder when it comes to preserving our democracies. I am serious about reforming Ukraine, increasing transparency and achieving peace. The American partnership is critical for Ukrainians, ”Zelenskiy wrote.

The telephone conversation between the Ukrainian leader and her American counterpart, the press secretary of the Ukrainian president, Yulia Mendel, called “amazing.” “Fabulous conversation! (awesome conversation), ”she wrote on Twitter.

Earlier, the head of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine disseminated information that official Washington promised to provide support to Kiev in the event of an aggravation of the situation in Donbass.

In response to this, the State Duma of the Russian Federation said that the statements of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine about US support in the situation around Donetsk and Lugansk are dangerous and lead to a spiral of escalation of tension in the region.

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