February 10, 2017 / 2:53 PM / 8 months ago

Trump signals support for Ukraine in letter to Lithuanian president

VILNIUS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed support for an undivided Ukraine in a letter to Lithuania’s president that is likely to be welcomed in Kiev and by the NATO alliance.

U.S. President Donald Trump is seen during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S. on February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

“Your support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, as well as your efforts to increase energy diversification, advance our shared goal to enhance European and regional security,” Trump wrote in a Feb. 8 letter posted on the website of the U.S. embassy in Vilnius.

Reporting by Andrius Sytas; writing by Robin Emmott

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