Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman met with the leader of the Republican majority in the US House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy during his working visit to the United, the press service of the government reports.
The theme of the meeting was the political reform in Ukraine and the situation in the zone of military operations in the Donbas.
"Volodymyr Groysman said that the government stated a list of important steps. Large-scale privatization of public enterprises, reform of the Customs Service and the continuation of reforms in the energy sector in particular", reads the report.
The Prime Minister also noted that Ukraine intends to create favorable conditions for doing business in the country and recalled the recent adoption of the judicial reform by the Parliament.
What’s more, the sides discussed the situation in the Donbas, the implementation of the Minsk agreements as well as anti-Russian sanctions.
Groysman said about the threats in connection with the occupation of the Crimea.
"Crimea is a Russian military base, and it is located on the occupied territory of Ukraine. It is a threat, it is necessary to understand this fact", he featured.
The Prime Minister noted the importance of the work of the OSCE Police mission in the occupied Donbas and thanked the US for its support in the defense sector.