25 Jul 2019 20:13

Trump telephones Zelensky to congratulate on his party's victory in Rada elections

KYIV. July 25 (Interfax) - United States President Donald Trump has congratulated his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on the victory of the Servant of the People party in recent early parliamentary elections, the Ukrainian head of state's official site stated.

During their telephone conversation Trump congratulated Ukraine on the successful conduct of free and democratic parliamentary elections.

"Trump reaffirmed the U.S. invariable support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and America's readiness to provide full assistance with the implementation of the large-scale reform program in our country," the statement said.

Zelensky thanked Trump "for U.S. leadership" in keeping and strengthening the sanctions pressure on Russia.