The results of the cooperation with the United States under the administration of President Barack Obama, Ukraine’s progress on reforms and issues of further cooperation were discussed during the meeting, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman , Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden on Monday, January 16.
«I want to assure you that the government and I as Prime Minister do not intend to stop on the way for change in our country. We will continue to follow the path of reforms that will bring peace, stability and tranquility in our state. We will do everything to ensure that Ukraine has taken place, the efforts that have been made, and attached, has led to success. I know for sure: the changes will be the best contribution to the success of our country», — quotes the Ukrainian press service of the Ukrainian government Monday, January 16.
The Prime Minister stressed the readiness of Ukraine and its leadership to further develop the strategic partnership with the United States.
However, he noted the importance of U.S. assistance for the transformation of Ukraine in key areas, including customs reform, fight against corruption, decentralization and support energy security.
The meeting was also attended by the first Vice Prime Minister – Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv, Minister of Finance of Ukraine Alexander danyluk, Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Oleksandr Sayenko, the U.S. Ambassador in Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, writes Interfax-Ukraine.
Following the meeting, press statements followed.
At the moment Joe Biden holds talks with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. At 09.05 am Monday Poroshenko and Biden met for formal talks. It is expected that after negotiation they will make a statement to the media.
As reported, Joe Biden is conducting a working visit to Ukraine.
We will remind, on December 7-8, 2015 sostojalsja two-day official visit of Biden to Ukraine, which experts have dubbed the «anti-corruption». He met with President Petro Poroshenko and mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian young reformers, representatives of non-governmental organizations, and at the end of the day held a joint meeting and briefing with the then Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and on December 8 — made in the Verkhovna Rada.
Groisman and Biden summed up the results of cooperation between Ukraine and the United States under Obama and discussed further cooperation 16.01.2017