Meeting between Trump and Ukraine's President: US adds to sanctions placed on Russia

  • Donald Trump, President of the US (POTUS) met Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, and wished that the conflict going in eastern Ukraine is resolved in a peaceful way. However, he stopped short of saying anything on the role being played by Russia in this regard. At the same time, the US Government also added further sanctions on Russia. The meeting took place at the Oval Office. US Treasury Department also added a couple of Russian officials and 36 other individuals and groups to its list of entities facing sanctions for their actions in Ukraine.

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