Saturday, May 28 2016 17:14 EEST
Petro Poroshenko emphasized need for enhancing sanctions against Russia and had a phone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden
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The U.S. Vice President congratulated the Ukrainian President on the liberation of Nadiya Savchenko from Russian captivity. He also praised the work of the President aimed at bringing Nadiya back home. Petro Poroshenko expressed gratitude to Joseph Biden and Barack Obama for their contribution to the liberation of Nadiya Savchenko.

The Head of State praised the G7 decision to continue sanctions against Russia for its aggression against Ukraine. The President also noted the necessity of enhancing sanctions due to regular persecution and violation of rights of Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in the occupied Crimea - reported by

The parties shared views on the developments in Donbas noting the aggravation of the security situation.

The U.S. Vice President commended the first reformist actions of the Cabinet of Ministers and the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine.

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