U.S. Department Of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
June 27, 2018
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on June 27, 2018, on the sidelines of the Ukraine Reform Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The two discussed anti-corruption reforms, Ukraine’s IMF package, energy security, and humanitarian issues.
During the meeting, Deputy Secretary Sullivan reinforced the importance of the Ukrainian government meeting the IMF’s requirements for the next installment of its financial assistance package. The Deputy Secretary also emphasized the importance of energy sector reform and reiterated U.S. opposition to Nord Stream 2.