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Volodymyr Groysman held a telephone conversation with US Vice President Joe Biden
13.05.2016 | 19:27
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

The conversation was focused on the reform process in Ukraine and first responsible steps of the newly formed Government.

Vice President Joe Biden praised the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers to establish a single gas price and assessed it as an evidence of the determination of the Government to combat corruption in the energy sector.

The two sides also exchanged views on cooperation between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund. Volodymyr Groysman expressed hope for a successful outcome of the negotiations with the IMF Mission, which is currently in Kyiv.

The U.S. Vice President also welcomed the decision of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the appointment of a Prosecutor General. He stressed the need to further strengthen the rule of law in Ukraine by reforming the justice system in general and the prosecution system in particular.

The Prime Minister of Ukraine accepted the invitation of Vice President Joe Biden to visit the United States in June this year.

 

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