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.
The interlocutors discussed topical issues on the agenda and the content of the forthcoming visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United States.
Andriy Yermak and Victoria Nuland exchanged views on progress in implementing key reforms in Ukraine, including in the areas of the judiciary, anticorruption and corporate governance, and discussed further bilateral cooperation in the energy sector. They noted the similarity of approaches and assessments of Ukraine and the United States regarding threats to the energy security of Ukraine and Europe, in particular regarding the consequences of the Nord Stream 2 project.
Andriy Yermak paid special attention to the security situation in the east and along the borders of our country and potential threats in the context of the Russian-Belarusian exercise "West-2021". Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland expressed US continued support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of ongoing Russian aggression.