President of the United States Donald J. Trump noted the need to call Russia to account for its actions in the occupied Crimea and the Donbas.
This statement was made during meetings with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, according to the website of the White House.
“President Trump reaffirmed transatlantic unity in holding Russia accountable for its actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, and noted the importance of convincing Russia to fulfill its commitments under the Minsk Agreements.”
Earlier, the administration of the White House proposed to cancel the decision to allocate funds from the US budget to provide military assistance to a number of countries, and to give loans for the purchase of military equipment instead. The list of these countries includes Ukraine.