Alexey Bogdanovsky. The head of the USA Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden praised Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk reforms and promised him that American punishment against Russia will continue to act, said on the first day of the week, the White house.
Yatsenyuk at the head of the representative delegation of the government of Ukraine visited on the first day of the week Washington, where he participated in the Ukrainian-American investment forum. Protocol Yatsenyuk met with Vice President Joe Biden, however leader Obama " went to meeting ", said the White house.
"leader Obama and Vice President Biden expressed strong support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and stressed that North America is committed to the maintenance of sanctions against Russia, as long as it complied fully with its obligations Under the Minsk agreements ", - is informed in the report of the White house. Moscow fundamentally denies accusations by the West of meddling in Ukraine's internal Affairs and in compliance with the Minsk agreements.
Obama and Biden refrained from opponents of Ukraine on observance of the Minsk agreements. On the contrary, they praised the Ukrainian government for having taken steps to implement its obligations Under the Minsk agreements, including amendments to the Ukrainian Parliament of the draft constitutional amendments on decentralization, " said the White house.
Obama and Biden also said Yatsenyuk on "the importance" of the new reforms in Accordance with the requirements of the international monetary Fund." The leaders agreed that it is important that Ukraine took additional steps to reform, as well as among them in the energy sector to fulfill obligations to the IMF and other financial institutions ", - is informed in the report of the White house. Obama and Biden lauded Ukraine for its "ambitious agenda to reform" and for " a firm stand against the government's populist measures, which have the ability to undermine monetary stability of Ukraine."
"The leaders agreed that it is important that Ukraine took additional steps to reform, as well as among them in the energy sector to fulfill obligations to the IMF and other financial institutions ", - concluded in the White house.