President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he has no doubt that his American counterpart, Donald trump will never recognize the legitimacy of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia. On Thursday, April 20, according to the administration of the head of state.
"Never doubt that no American President, including Donald trump, will never recognize the illegal annexation of the Crimea (the so-called in Kiev, the Crimea to Russia — approx. "Of the tape.ru"")", — said the Ukrainian leader. He noted that for a long time, both American parties — Democrats and Republicans — to support Ukraine. "There is no doubt that the status of a global leader who is the United States, it is impossible to maintain without a clear position on Ukraine", — said Poroshenko.
The President noted that he had held several telephone conversations with trump and met with Vice-President Mike Pence.
5 April it was reported that the meeting between trump and Poroshenko may to happen at the NATO summit in may.
In March the Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Konstantin Eliseev said, that the meeting Poroshenko and trump will take place after approval by the parties of the agenda and topics of the talks. In January, the Ukrainian leader expressed hope that his meeting with his American counterpart will be held in Washington in February.
In November 2016, the media recalled a sharp and insulting statements of some politicians in Kiev.. In particular, interior Minister Arsen Avakov called the policy a dangerous outcast. Verkhovna Rada Deputy Vadim Denisenko called trump "an idiot who says whatever in order to guess the mood of the crowd."