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Prime Minister met with U.S. Senator John McCain
17.06.2016 | 02:53
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

On Thursday, June 16, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met with U.S. Senator John McCain.

The Prime Minister thanked John McCain for his clear position in support of Ukraine "in this hard historical time for the country."

Volodymyr Groysman told the Senator about the first decisions undertaken by the Government over the time it has been formed. Among them: the introduction of the single market-based gas price, the launch of public privatization of state enterprises, the process of deregulation and the fight against corruption. "We are doing our utmost to effectively combat corruption," he pointed out.

The Prime Minister informed that Ukraine launched judicial reform after the constitutional amendments adopted by the Verkhovna Rada in the judicial sector. Moreover, the Government continues cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, he said.

Volodymyr Groysman emphasized the Ukrainian army and its arms needed to be modernized. He also informed the Senator about the situation in Donbas.

In turn, Senator McCain reaffirmed his support for Ukraine on its way of reform implementation and condemned Russian aggression.

The issue of Ukrainian reforms and the situation regarding the Russian aggression against Ukraine were also topics of conversation of Volodymyr Groysman with representatives of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, held the same day in Washington.

 

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