• Kyiv: US supports Ukraine joining NATO

    The US is expecting Ukraine to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), according to a joint statement by the Ukraine-US Strategic Partnership Commission published on the Ukrainian embassy’s website on Saturday, November 17.

    “Ukraine once again confirmed that NATO membership remains its strategic priority, which was recently consolidated in national legislation. The United States welcomes Ukraine’s aspiration to join NATO, which was set out in the Bucharest Declaration of 2008, and …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine-US relations stronger and more productive than ever

    In a post about this on his Facebook page, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lauded the results achieved by the Ukraine-US Strategic Partnership Commission, and said that there is a solid basis for expanding the success of the bilateral collaboration in various areas.

     “Congratulations on the encouraging results of the work, resumed after a long pause, of the Ukrainian-American Strategic Partnership Commission. I am grateful to President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Pompeo, and all our …

  • Poland asks Hungary not to interfere with Ukraine's integration to NATO

    Poland does not agree with Hungary raising the issues it has with Ukraine to the level of cooperation within NATO, said the Polish Ambassador to Ukraine, Jan Pieklo.

    “Poland supports Ukraine joining the European Union and NATO. We do not want bilateral issues to be brought to the global level of strategic cooperation within NATO,” he said when asked about the Polish assessment of Hungary’s countering Ukraine’s cooperation with the alliance. The diplomat also added that his statements were not …

  • Ukraine ratifies €1 billion aid agreement with the EU

    On Friday, November 16, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed the decree ratifying the Memorandum of Understanding between Ukraine and the European Union and the loan agreement for EUR 1 billion in macro financial assistance, reported the President’s press service.

    These documents were signed on September 14, 2018 in Kyiv in the presence of Poroshenko and Prime-Minister Volodymyr Groysman, between the Vice President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, Acting Finance Minister …

  • The US promises to work with Ukraine to oppose Nord Stream 2 pipeline

    The United States will work with Kyiv to stop the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline initiated by Russia, stated the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo at a press conference following the meeting with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Pavlo Klimkin.

    The US State Secretary said that he would not allow Moscow to put Ukraine under pressure. “We do not want our European friends to fall prey to the kind of political and economic manipulation Russia has attempted in Ukraine since it cast off …