U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on July 5 that Tillerson would "reaffirm" Washington's "commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity" and encourage Kyiv to continue implementing reforms to strengthen its "economic, political, and military resilience".
Tillerson has appointed a special envoy to examine possibilities for jump-starting implementation of a two-year-old peace roadmap known as the Minsk Agreement.
Later, the press Secretary of the Ukrainian head of Svyatoslav Tsigalko reported that Poroshenko holds talks tete-a-tete with Tillerson, after which the planned negotiations in the extended format.
"The U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russian Federation will remain in place until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered these particular sanctions", the secretary of state said.
In surprisingly blunt language just two days after presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met in Germany, Tillerson said Russian Federation should use its influence with separatists in Ukraine's east to fully restore an oft-violated truce, end harassment and attacks on worldwide monitors and pull back heavy weaponry to lines agreed upon under a two-year-old accord known as the Minsk Agreement.
Volker will accompany Tillerson on his upcoming trip to Ukraine on Sunday, the State Department said. He also expressed deep appreciation for his "symbolic and timely visit immediately after the meetings at the G-20 in Hamburg", where Mr. Trump met with Putin.
When pressed on the question, Mr. Tillerson used language he had used Friday night, as the meeting in Hamburg broke up, calling the election hacks the "first topic for discussion".
"We came to agreement with the secretary-general that Ukraine and the whole world today need strong and decisive actions by the United Nations like never before", Poroshenko said. "And so I think that was about the way we expected the conversation to go".
The top USA diplomat also said Washington would explore ways of changing the status quo in the Ukraine crisis, and said Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has prevented better ties with Moscow.
"In today's visit we see a powerful signal of USA support in our common fight for democratic values, for freedom and democracy", the Ukrainian president told reporters. "We have to find a way to begin to address that, and it's not going to be only about Russian Federation, it's going to be about worldwide engagement as well".
He noted that Mr. Trump agreed with Putin on the cyber front, and that they are looking to explore ways to deal with cyber threats and cyber security.
She has reached the third round of Wimbledon twice before, losing to Serena Williams in a three-set thriller in 2015. I had to expect that she would raise her level after the first set and I just had to remain calm and adjust my game.
The advisor made it clear that Pakistan wanted all issues with India to be resolved through talks including the Kashmir issue. John McCain has assured to regularly visit Pakistan to strengthen ties between both the countries.
Trump said the United States and the world must "demonstrate that there are consequences for their very, very bad behavior ". Trump also touched on immigration during his speech, which has also been a flashpoint in Polish politics.
The informal meeting will be attended by the BRICS leaders, who will hold their summit in September in Xiamen, south China. Representatives for the White House did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
Reacting on the double taxation by the state, Haasan said in a statement: "Filmmaking has been made hard deliberately". Tamil Nadu is the only state to have imposed an additional 30% entertainment tax over and above the GST for film trade.
The 31-year-old point guard fell off a cliff this past postseason, but he remains an elite fantasy option when healthy. Ibaka is a single father and said his daughter's preference would have a lot to do with his decision.
They were demanding greater voting rights for Hong Kong , as well the immediate release of the Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo . Pro-democracy Hong Kongers like Mr Ng would like the city's people to be able to nominate their own candidate.
Several teams were mentioned as the potential landing spot for George , and the Cleveland Cavaliers were one of team. Sabonis averaged 5.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in his rookie season with the Oklahoma City past year .
The ripple effect of the Avery Bradley-Marcus Morris trade
Bradley is entering the final season of a four-year contract, so it's not clear if he can be a long-term solution for Detroit. The Celtics are weaker on the perimeter, though Marcus Smart can handle some of Bradley's defensive responsibilities.
That Trump tweet on the DNC hack has 3 errors
The intelligence community has said Moscow was behind the hacks into Democratic organizations. "Nobody really knows", Trump said. Trump used his most direct rhetoric yet toward Moscow, urging the Kremlin to "cease its destabilizing activities".
What to watch for in the June jobs report
In June, average hourly earnings of private-sector production and nonsupervisory employees increased by 4 cents to $22.03. United States employment rose by more than expected last month, but wage growth remained subdued, latest figures show.
Opioid Prescriptions Have Tripled Since 1999
But the sheer volume of opioids prescribed that year was still three times higher than in 1999, according to new government data. But CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat said that only explains a small fraction of the variation the CDC found across counties.
Senate bill is evil
Disability rights groups have continued protesting the legislation, taking over several Republican senators' offices. Senate's health care bill on North Carolinians, there may be no better description of the resulting media coverage.
HTC 'Ocean Life' to offer Edge Sense at a mid-range price tag
The " Ocean Life " codename gives good indication that this is indeed what HTC has in mind since the U11 is codenamed "Ocean". Notably, the tipster has further revealed that just like the HTC U11, the Ocean Life will also have the Edge Sense technology.
Dawson in Lord's Test XI
His record is very strong. "I think it will be an exciting series to watch", he concluded. We are training this (Tuesday) afternoon and tomorrow and I am really confident.
Microsoft reorganizes sales efforts; layoffs loom
The post Microsoft's Shift to Cloud Services: "Good" for Company But "Bad" for Employees appeared first on Market Exclusive. The reports suggest that thousands of staff could be made redundant, with an official announcement coming later this week.
For Greater Boston, showers and storms overnight Friday
We'll see a stretch of very mild weather from Friday through Sunday before a chance of some storms returns Sunday into Monday . A low around 66 Saturday night , with mostly clear skies and winds coming from the south at around 5 miles per hour .