NSDC Secretary Danylyuk meets with Bolton, Volker. Photos

NSDC Secretary Danylyuk meets with Bolton, Volker. Photos

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Danylyuk has met with US politicians, government officials, analysts, experts and diplomats within the framework of his visit to the United States.

"NSDC Secretary of Ukraine met with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, National Security Advisor to Vice President General Keith Kellogg, US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Council's Senior Director for Europe and Russia Fiona Hill, and former U.S. National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley. The parties discussed the prospects for the development of the US-Ukraine relations in the new political environment and the possibilities of intensifying security cooperation between Ukraine and the United States," the press service of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine reports.

In addition, the US-Ukraine cooperation in the energy sector, the prospects and key areas of bilateral relations were discussed during the meetings of the NSDC Secretary with US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon.

During his visit to the United States, the NSDC Secretary Danylyuk also met with US Representative to the EU Gordon Sondland, US Senators Ron Johnson and Ted Cruz, US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood and US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson.

Oleksandr Danylyuk also discussed the issues of financial cooperation with Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Justin Muzinich, World Bank Group President David Malpass, Vice President of the International Finance Corporation Georgina Baker, World Bank’s Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Cyril Muller and Head of the IMF Mission Ron Van Roden.

The intensification of cooperation in the field of cyber security was touched upon during the meeting of Ukraine’s NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Danylyuk with first director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Christopher Krebs. The parties discussed the coordination of efforts and prospects for close interaction between Ukraine and the United States, as well as further enhancing of the NSDC’s capabilities as a coordinating body in the cyber security area.


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