Ukraine will buy more expensive American coal – Poroshenko/Trump meeting

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June 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Politnavigator –  By Inessa Sinchougova

On June 20th, President Donald Trump met at the White House with Petro Poroshenko.

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Poroshenko discussed with the US President the possibility of buying American coal from Pennsylvania instead of Donbass coal, its traditional supplier of energy needs. 

Similarly, they discussed cooperation in the field of nuclear energy, oil and gas sector, continued cooperation on recovery of energy sources, as well as US support for reforms in Ukraine.

US coal is said to be almost twice as expensive as locally sourced in the Donbass. 

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