U.S. congratulates Ukraine on progress in fighting corruption

U.S. congratulates Ukraine on progress in fighting corruption

The United States has welcomed Ukraine’s progress in the fight against corruption and the implementation of institutional reforms, and also reaffirmed its commitment to a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Donbas.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun said this during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko in Washington, D.C., on February 21.

"Unwavering U.S. support remains crucial for Ukraine. New approaches not only in Kyiv - it's inspiring," Prystaiko wrote on Twitter.

According to the U.S. Department of State, Deputy Secretary Biegun and Foreign Minister Prystaiko discussed their mutual desire for a peaceful settlement to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. 

The Deputy Secretary congratulated the Foreign Minister on the progress his government has made to combat corruption and institute reforms. "The parties also discussed opportunities for further integrating Ukraine’s military, investment, and trade with the Euro-Atlantic community," the report reads.

As Ukrinform reported, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko is on a visit to the United States. The day before, he took part in a UN General Assembly meeting on the situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.


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