On Tuesday, June 9, in the framework of the
working visit of Ukrainian delegation to Washington, Prime Minister of Ukraine
Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with the United States Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Antony Blinken noted he highly appreciates and
welcomes extraordinary efforts of the Ukrainian Government, who, facing
exceptional challenges, demonstrate firm commitment to reforms and have already
reached tangible results.
During the conversation the parties raised issues of international
efforts to support Ukraine. According to the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State,
this stance was clearly reaffirmed during the recent G7 summit in Germany.
Apart from that, decentralization and positive changes in Ukraine were
considered by the interlocutors.
The same day Arseniy Yatsenyuk met the United Nations Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey D. Feltman and discussed hot issues how to achieve peaceful
settlement of the situation in Eastern Ukraine.