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Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Roman Mashovets discussed with US Defense Attaché Brittany Stewart and other representatives of the US Embassy the course of defense reforms in Ukraine and preparations for the Ukrainian President's visit to the United States.

Since July 27, 2020, when the agreement on the establishment of a full and comprehensive ceasefire in the Donbas came into force, the number of shelling occasions and deaths among the Ukrainian military in eastern Ukraine has halved, and the number of wounded has reduced more than thrice. This was emphasized by Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Serhiy Nykyforov during a briefing on Tuesday.

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a meeting with Counselor of the U.S. Department of State Derek Chollet who was on a visit to Ukraine.

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva held talks with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Croatia Vladimir Drobnjak.

In furtherance of the regular dialogue with the American party, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a phone conversation with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland on July 9.

In order to develop the dialogue between Ukraine and the Holy See at the highest level, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a phone conversation with Cardinal Secretary of State of the Holy See Pietro Parolin.

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Roman Mashovets discussed a number of issues regarding the prospects and ways for NATO countries to assist in building the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with NATO Strategic Advisor on Special Operations Forces (SOF) Michael Ripass (USA). Particular attention was paid to aspects of social protection and education of representatives of this unit of the Armed Forces in the general context of defense reform.

In the framework of regular communications with the American party, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a phone conversation with Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs of the United States Victoria Nuland.

The incidence of COVID-19 is declining in Ukraine. This was discussed during a conference call held at the President's Office.

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak held an online meeting with the leadership of the Ukrainian World Congress. Andriy Yermak thanked the Ukrainian World Congress for supporting Ukraine's interests, in particular on European and Euro-Atlantic integration.