General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan
Poltorak, Minister of Defence of Ukraine,
has held talks with the US Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovich.
General Poltorak congratulated the
Ambassador on her appointment and wished fruitful work.
“The United States fulfills
promises and supports democracy,” the Minister said, “The assistance received
from the US Government is very important and urgent for Ukraine and
General Poltorak spoke about the
progress of reforms and stressed they were highly praised during the
Warsaw Summit where the Comprehensive Package of Assistance was approved.
“The army reforms are implemented as scheduled
according to strategic documents developed in participation
of the NATO advisors,” the Minister noted, “We have a strict
plan of reforms to achieve a compatibility with the Alliance
countries by 2020.”
Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovich
reaffirmed she would foster and develop cooperation between Ukraine and the
United States as Mr. Geoffrey Pyatt did.
“The United States respects the existing partnership with
Ukraine as Ukraine appreciates it with the United States,” the
The parties have agreed to develop and boost friendly