In Ukraine in the first day of the week for the fifth time will arrive with the visit of Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden.
During the visit, planned dialogues with the President and Prime Minister of the country, speech in the Verkhovna Rada, and a meeting with the competent civil society. Experts believe that the visit of the politician of level of evidence about the concerns of the U.S. what is happening in Ukraine processes and expect from the visit a new agenda for Ukrainian politicians to resolve the internal conflict In the authorities and strengthen the position of the United States, reports RIA " Novosti ".
before the U.S. and the West in General criticized the Ukrainian leadership for slow progress in the implementation of the announced reforms. At the beginning of the Biden visit, the authorities have intensified work to implement the recommendations of the West. For example, the Parliament was presented the draft state budget for 2016, first agreed by the government with the IMF. Similarly, in the country started specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office. Biden kicks off visit to Kyiv on 7 December. This will be the fifth trip of the Vice President of the United States to Ukraine. On the first day of the week he wished to hold dialogues with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. On Tuesday, Biden will meet with mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko and the Ukrainian Parliament. Explaining the future performance of the Vice-President before the people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada, the White house stressed that " This is a historic opportunity for the Vice President to state a policy concerning Ukraine ". According to the White house, Biden during the visit will serve a strong signal of support for Ukraine from the U.S. with the continuing power of the special operation in Donbass. In addition, the parties will discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Other topics of the meetings, the Vice-President with the Ukrainian leadership will become further economic reform, reform of governance and rule of law, Ukraine needs. In the negotiations Also will focus on economic and humanitarian needs of Kiev, anti-corruption reform. Biden will discuss in the Ukrainian capital and the continued assistance of the American side in the education and training of the Ukrainian military, as well as assistance in strengthening the security sector. On 26 November, the head of Barack Obama signed congressional defense budget for 2016. The law provides the authorization for spending on assistance to Ukraine arms in the amount of 300 million dollars, if the administration deems It necessary. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin had previously stated that it is not aware of the reasons for the decision, opening the way to supply Kyiv with lethal weapons at the moment in the Donbas ended the fighting, and almost no attacks.