Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said this during the annual meeting at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"We are indeed important strategic partners, and the United States of America plays a very significant role in upholding territorial integrity of our country, restoring our economy, protecting our national interests and fighting for democracy on the continent," Groysman said.
He expressed gratitude to the United States for a high degree of confidence in Ukraine. "We really appreciate this," the Prime Minister assured.
Groysman told the meeting participants that Ukraine had managed to move from stagnation to the economic growth and to take important steps towards deregulation and simplification of business conditions.
According to him, the Ukrainian government is interested in development of business, creation of new jobs and production growth as all these factors are of interest to business. "We have common tasks and interests," Groysman said.