US officials to visit Ukraine soon - Poroshenko
Defense agreements, including on the supply of American weapons, are expected to be signed.
Representatives of the US Presidential Administration Donald Trump will visit Ukraine in the coming two to three months to sign defense agreements, including on the deliveries of US weapons and cooperation in the military-technical sphere.
"The agreements that we are going to sign will be on defense cooperation, most importantly on the supply of US weapons and cooperation in the military-technical sphere," President Petro Poroshenko told reporters in Washington at a 21 June briefing on the results of his visit to the United States.
Among the possible guests are US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the president said.
"I want to thank President Trump for the very strong support of our state, to thank Vice-President Pens, to thank Secretary Tillerson, whom we are waiting to see in Kyiv in the near future. We plan a number of steps to strengthen our cooperation. I thank the US Minister of Energy, the Minister of Trade and All those who participated in the organization of this visit," said Poroshenko.
The head of the Ukrainian state said that cooperation in the economic and energy spheres will be discussed in the framework of the visit of representatives of Trump's administration.
Ukraine also hopes to expand cooperation with the American Export-Import Bank and the Private Foreign Investments Corporation (OPIC) to support American investors in Ukraine.
In the course of the visit, Poroshenko met with US President Donald Trump, vice president Mike Pence, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of Defense James Mattis meters and other top officials.