As part of a meeting of the Ukraine-US Strategic Partnership Commission in Washington, Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba met with National Security Advisor to the President of the United States Jacob Sullivan.
Andriy Yermak thanked the American side for supporting Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and expressed confidence that the Ukrainian President's successful visit to the United States in September this year indicates new opportunities for building Ukrainian-American relations.
The parties discussed the whole range of issues on the bilateral agenda - cooperation in the political, security and economic spheres.
Andriy Yermak, Dmytro Kuleba and Jacob Sullivan exchanged views on the situation on the Ukrainian border. The Advisor to the President of the United States was informed about the current situation and the steps taken by the Ukrainian side to resume the negotiation process for a peaceful settlement in the east.
Andriy Yermak expressed gratitude for the security assistance provided by the United States to Ukraine.
The parties discussed energy security issues in our country and in Europe in the context of the Nord Stream 2 project, as well as the importance of preventing Russia from using the gas pipeline to achieve its foreign policy goals.
The Head of the Office of the President expressed confidence that the signing of the updated Strategic Partnership Charter between Ukraine and the United States will become an enhanced model of cooperation in the field of security and defense.