The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and US President, Donald trump, June 20, 2017
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KYIV, may 23. /TASS/. Administration of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has denied media reports that us attorney Michael Cohen secretly received at least $400 thousand to arrange a meeting with US President Donald trump with the head of the Ukrainian state. This was announced on Wednesday by the Ukrainian edition of Liga.with reference to the press service of the administration.
“Outright lies, slander and fake. So we evaluate the disinformation that the meeting of the presidents of Ukraine and the USA were organised for the money,” – said in the administration. It is noted that the Ukrainian-American summit was organized in June 2017, “only through official diplomatic channels, including the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States .”
In the office of Poroshenko said they considered this information aimed at discrediting the Ukrainian-American relations, as well as “a personal attack on the presidents of Ukraine and the USA”. Moreover, the administration demanded rebuttal data allegedly paid the meeting of the heads of the two States, stressing that it reserves the right to file a lawsuit in court.
Earlier Wednesday, the broadcasting Corporation bi-Bi-si reported with reference to sources in Kiev, that is, the priest, representing for many years the interests of trump, “secretly received at least $400 thousand to arrange a meeting with trump Poroshenko”. According to her, the money was transferred by intermediaries acting on behalf of the Ukrainian President. The yield on Cohen was accomplished by the Ukrainian MP, who contacted the Jewish charitable organization in the state of new York.
Bi-bi-si, referring to another source in Kiev, also said that for the meeting with the trump of the Ukrainian side had to pay more than $600 thousand trump’s Meeting and Poroshenko was held in Washington in June last year.