U.S. urges Ukraine’s governing coalition to establish unity

U.S. urges Ukraine’s governing coalition to establish unity

Ukraine should establish unity in the governing coalition as soon as possible to continue reforms needed for the further cooperation of Kyiv with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

This is stated in the official White House document, released on Thursday following a conversation between Vice President Joe Biden with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

“The Vice President urged the governing coalition to quickly establish unity to allow Ukraine to move forward with reforms, in line with the commitments in its IMF program,” reads the statement.

The leaders also discussed the political situation in Ukraine and agreed that it is essential “to continue to take action to root out corruption and implement reforms”.

In addition, according to the statement, the sides expressed serious concern about the worsening security situation in eastern Ukraine and discussed the need for making progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements.


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