US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev.
Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a “drop-in” with the US president.
“We’ve had some very, very good discussions,” Trump said as the pair sat side-by-side in the Oval Office.
“I think a lot of progress has been made,” he added, saying it was a “great honor” to host Poroshenko, though he did not touch …read more
Source: African news network 7