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Trump authorizes to publish the content of his telephone conversation with the president of Ukraine

September 24, 2019


The president of the United States, Donald Trump, announced on Tuesday that he has authorized the publication of the contents of his telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodimir Zelenski, in the face of criticism for his alleged pressures on Kiev to investigate the actions of his potential Democratic rival Joe Biden.

“I am currently in the United Nations representing our country, but I have authorized the publication tomorrow of the complete, totally declassified and unwritten transcript of my telephone conversation with President Zelenski of Ukraine,” he said.

In a series of messages on his Twitter social network account, Trump has argued that “it can be seen that it is a very friendly and totally appropriate call.” “There was no pressure and, unlike Joe Biden and his son, there was no 'quid pro quo',” he stressed.

“This is nothing more than a continuation of the greatest and most destructive witch hunt of all time,” said the president of the United States.

“The Democrats are so focused on harming the Republican Party and the president that they are unable to do anything because of it, including gun control legislation, lowering the prices of prescription drugs, infrastructure, etc. This is very bad for our country “, has settled.

According to several media reports, Trump asked Zelenski in that conversation to investigate whether Biden, a favorite in the Democratic Party's primary elections in 2020, had pressured Ukraine during his time as vice president so that a business operation that affected business was not examined. Your son Hunter.

The Ukrainian authorities defended on Monday the transparency of all the investigations they carry out, following the controversy generated in the United States by the call.

An adviser to the Ukrainian president, Andriy Yermak, has assured the portal '' that he has already transmitted to Trump's lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani, that any investigation would be done in accordance with the law.

“We can guarantee that our mandate, all investigations will be conducted transparently,” he said. “These are the fundamental principles and the bases by which President Zelenski campaigned,” Yermak said.