The Chairman of the party «Batkivshchyna» Yulia Tymoshenko met with U.S. senators Jon Tester (Chairman of the Committee Democrats with election to the Senate, a member of the committees on appropriations, national security and government Affairs, veterans Affairs) and Jack reed (member of the committees on appropriations of the armed forces, banking, housing and urban development).
As has informed on Friday a press-service «Batkivshchyna», the meeting was held in the framework of the working visit of the head of the party «Batkivshchyna» in the United States.
«Tymoshenko informed the senators about the current situation in Ukraine and thanked for the US support. It was also about ways out of the political crisis in Ukraine and the fight against corruption, which is a key requirement of Western partners to provide assistance to our state», — is told in the message.
The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Chairman of the party «Batkivshchyna», Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on human rights Hryhoriy Nemyria.
Also, according to the report, in the framework of the working visit to the USA Tymoshenko met with the members of the Committee of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress on intelligence Adam Shivom and Jim Jaimes.
«The sides discussed issues related to Russia’s aggression against our state, particularly the military conflict in Donbas and annexation of Crimea. They also spoke about the U.S. and world community to restore peace in the European region, about the deterioration of the security situation in connection with these events», – is told in the message.
«The conflict in Ukraine is not only a matter of our state. No country in Europe can feel secure when its borders violate the sovereignty of another independent state, kill civilians, seize part of its territory. This is a war not only against us, it is a war against the democratic world, against the values that we share,» – said Tymoshenko.
She thanked for the support of the United States «in this difficult time for Ukraine.» «Today your clear position in defense of our country is very important for every Ukrainian,» – said the leader of «Batkivshchyna».
As reported, during a working visit to the USA Tymoshenko has held a number of meetings with American politicians and experts. In particular, the leader of the «Batkivshchyna» talked with Deputy Secretary of state Victoria Nuland, the Chairman of the armed services Committee of the U.S. Congress by John McCain, leader of the democratic minority of the representatives of the US Congress Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy.
In addition, Tymoshenko and ex — «regionalka» Anna Hermann also met in Washington (USA) at the international lunch.
Tymoshenko in the U.S. told the senators and the congressmen about the war in Ukraine 05.02.2016