US Vice President Joe Biden pledged in the phone conversation that training for Ukrainian soldiers to begin as soon as possible:
“Joseph Biden has informed on the decision of the U.S. President to conduct training for 780 Ukrainian servicemen of the National Guard in the nearest time.” says the Press office of President.
Ukrainian Press office reported on its official website that Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone with US Vice President Joe Biden on March 18, 2015.
“Petro Poroshenko has informed on the situation in Donbas and recent regulations adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament pursuant to the Minsk agreements.”
Joseph Biden added that the first part of military vehicles from non-lethal aid of US support to Ukraine in the conflict against pro-Russian terrorists would be delivered to Ukraine at the end of March:
“The Vice President has also informed that at the end of March, the first part of military vehicles would be delivered to Ukraine in order to enhance the defense capacity.”
“The Ukrainian President has thanked the United States for a strong position regarding Crimea and consistent support of territorial integrity of Ukraine.” is said on the statement