Ukrainian - US interagency consultations in Washington deal with priorities of relations

Other News Materials 26 February 2007 17:52 (UTC +04:00)

( For-Um ) - Priorities of relations between Ukraine and the United States were tackled during interagency consultations, which wound up in Washington . A Ukrainian delegation to the consultations were led by Ukrainian Ambassador to the USA Oleh Shamshur and an American delegation by Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried and Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs Daniel Sullivan, "Cabinet press office" informs.

According to Ukrainian Ambassador Oleh Shamshur, the parties focused on stepping up bipartite trade-economic cooperation, energy security, realization of the Threshold Program of rooting out corruption and drafting proposals within the framework of further cooperation with the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

The delegations have also discussed issues regarding the development of relations between Ukraine and NATO. The discussion in this domain was focused on implementation of the annual Target Plan within the framework of the Ukraine - NATO Action Plan and holding information campaigns about Alliance activities.