Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak met with US Chargé d'Affaires in Ukraine Kristina Kvien and discussed the IMF-Ukraine cooperation and the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
“Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak met with US Chargé d'Affaires in Ukraine Kristina Kvien… The issues of Ukraine's cooperation with the IMF were also discussed,” the press service of the Office of the President of Ukraine reports.
Yermak informed that the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada would be held shortly, in the course of which the necessary laws should be adopted to start implementing the new program of cooperation with the Fund.
As noted, the key attention was paid to counteracting the coronavirus pandemic. Andriy Yermak expressed his condolences to the US over the major death toll caused by the virus.
The parties discussed the recent phone conversation between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. They noted the constructive nature of this conversation and coordinated further steps to implement the agreements reached.
The Head of the President's Office informed the American diplomat of the situation in Donbas and the state of negotiations on the settlement of the conflict.
In addition, Andriy Yermak and Kristina Kvien discussed the development of Ukrainian-American cooperation in trade, economic and other spheres.
On April 6, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo discussed the issue of counteracting the coronavirus and the possibility of Ukraine obtaining loan guarantees from the United States.