Normandy Four telephone conversation due in July - Ukraine's president

During a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Tillerson said it's necessary for Russian Federation to take the first steps to stabilize the country.

State secretary calls on Moscow to de-escalate Russia-backed conflict in east Ukraine, warning sanctions will remain.

In a joint press conference on Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev, Tillerson said Washington's primary goal is restoring Ukraine's "integrity and sovereignty".

He called the initial dialogue an effort to "explore a framework under which we might begin to have agreement on how to deal with these very complex issues of cyberthreats, cybersecurity, cyberintrusions".

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Ukraine has been rocked by suspected separatist movements along its border with Russian Federation since 2014. According to a senior state Department official, Tillerson during the visit will present to the Ukrainian President his view of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

"We do call on Russian Federation to honor its commitments that were made under the Minsk accords and to exercise influence over the separatists in the region that they have complete control over", Tillerson said.

U.S. Secretary of state arrived on Sunday with his delegation to the Ukrainian presidential administration in Central Kiev, Poroshenko met Tillerson, they shook hands, and went to talks in the administration building. He thanked Tillerson for the continued US commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity and expressed deep appreciation for his "symbolic and timely visit immediately after the meetings at the G-20 in Hamburg" where Trump met with Putin.

Mr Tillerson recently suggested that Kiev and Moscow might achieve a peace agreement outside the framework of the Minsk deal, and he travelled to Ukraine with the new United States special envoy to the country, Kurt Volker.

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The planned meeting comes a day after the conclusion of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, where Tillerson attended the first meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Volker, who was the USA permanent representative to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in July 2008-May 2009, and is now the executive director at a DC-based think tank, the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, was appointed a special representative to Ukraine on Friday. "We firmly adhere to our commitments", he said.

"Ukraine's come a long way, you know we want to acknowledge that, and we still have more to do".

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