Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman praised military assistance to Ukraine by the administration of incumbent U.S. President Barack Obama, as well as sanctions pressure on Russia. He said this during a meeting with the Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, reports the press service of the Cabinet.
The Prime Minister reminded that the efforts of the current White house Administration has provided substantial assistance in confronting Russian aggression in the form of military weapons to non-lethal, training of the Ukrainian military, medical assistance to the wounded and expertise in carrying out internal reforms. He also noted the decision on granting a loan guarantee of 3 billion dollars.
In addition, Groisman praised the sanctions policy of the United States against the Russian Federation and welcomed the recent extension of sanctions against politicians and companies from Russia.
“Sanctions should remain in force until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and restoring the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, including Crimea”, – said the head of Ukrainian government.
Also, according to Groisman, Ukraine counts on further development of strategic partnership with the United States of America. He noted the importance of U.S. aid in the transformation of Ukraine in key areas, including: customs reform, fight against corruption, decentralization and support energy security.
As reported, Volodymyr Groysman assured Joe Biden in the continuation of the reform policy of Ukraine, which was supported by an American politician.
Earlier it was reported that Biden decided to simplify his successor Mike Pence on the post of Vice-President, giving him the note, which States how best to establish cooperation with Ukrainian and Iraqi authorities.
We will remind, today Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine for meeting with Volodymyr Groysman and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
Note that this is the last meeting of the American politics with local political leaders as Vice-President of the United States, since January 20, ends his term in office.