Мinister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin met with Heritage Foundation experts to share his vision of the US-Ukraine Strategic Partnership.
He underlined the importance of continuous unwavering support of Ukraine by the United States. Discussing the upcoming Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedoms 2016, Minister Klimkin emphasized Ukraine’s efforts to build strong anticorruption institutions and highlighted the results of their work, as well as outlined the steps taken to further strengthen the rule of law in Ukraine.
At the Atlantic Council, the Minister also discussed Ukraine’s efforts to implement Minsk agreement, de-occupy Crimea, carry out fundamental reforms and consolidate international support for Ukraine under the U.S. leadership. The Minister also emphasized the importance of support of Ukraine by the new U.S. Administration to enhance our country’s defense capabilities, while Ukraine is defending its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
During the discussion with representatives of the U.S. Senate, Administration and experts organized by the American Foreign Policy Council, Minister Klimkin called for continued U.S. support of Ukraine and emphasized Ukraine’s determination to further strengthen the Strategic Partnership with the United States.