U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. William Taylor has announced the launch of a new five-year program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support civil society in Ukraine.
The international community, in particular the OSCE, must not forget about Russia's ongoing occupation of Crimea.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has instructed the Cabinet of Ministers and local government agencies to carry out fire safety inspections in public buildings within a month and check officials who provide conclusions on the state of fire safety.
During the EU-Ukraine Association Council in January 2020, the parties will take stock of the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and other reform priorities, as well as the situation in eastern Ukraine and in Crimea.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko plans to make an official visit to the Czech Republic in early February 2020, with the speakers of the two countries' parliaments also expected to make bilateral visits.
The upcoming Normandy Four summit gives hope for a result-oriented dialogue, despite continued illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine has made significant progress in implementing the standards of the North Atlantic Alliance and hopes for U.S. support in getting the status of a participant in NATO's Enhanced Opportunities Partnership.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree dismissing Mykola Kuleshov as head of the department for counterintelligence protection of state interests in the sphere of information security of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
The U.S. supports the efforts of President Volodymyr Zelensky to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Acting Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker has stated.
Local elections in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions should be conducted in accordance with Ukrainian law, and only after all security conditions have been established, foreign troops have been withdrawn and control over the uncontrolled section of the border with Russia has been returned to Ukraine.
On Thursday, December 5, another illegal Russian convoy consisting of 25 vehicles arrived at the non-government-controlled territory of Donbas.
Acting Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker and Prosecutor General of Ukraine Ruslan Riaboshapka have discussed the reform of the Prosecutor General’s Office.
Ukraine expects that the upcoming Normandy Four summit will resolve the issue of release of all Ukrainian hostages and help establish a lasting peace.
The parliament of the Valencia Community of Spain on December 4 considered the issue of the recognition of the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933.