Washington, D.C.

01 April 2016

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine.

The Secretary-General commended Ukraine for its important contribution to global nuclear security.

Regarding the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, the Secretary-General expressed his deep concern over the precariousness of the security situation and reiterated the urgent need for full implementation of the Minsk agreements.

President Poroshenko also updated the Secretary-General on the domestic political situation in Ukraine.