Obama to meet Ukrainian President-elect Poroshenko in Poland next week31052014
US President Barack Obama will meet Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko in Poland next week during his European trip.
US Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes told reporters during a conference call yesterday that Obama will use the oppurtunity to affirm directly to President-elect Poroshenko, US commitment to the people of Ukraine. Rhodes added that the US has very much admired that the people of Ukraine have turned out in huge numbers to elect Poroshenko and said any questions about the legitimacy of the Ukrainian government should be settled by the will of the Ukrainian people.
Obama, who will begin his four-day trip with a celebration in Warsaw to mark the 25th anniversary of Poland’s first elections after communist rule, will meet Poroshenko on Wednesday.