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Yulia Tymoshenko meets with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell

18:52 09.02.2018

Head of the Batkivshchyna Party Yulia Tymoshenko met with Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell during her working visit to the United States.

They discusssed the situation in Crimea, which was illegally annexed by Russia, and ways to bring sustainable peace to Eastern Ukraine.

They also spent time discussing the situation in Ukraine, in particular fighting high-level corruption, the effective functioning of existing anti-corruption institutions, and the prospects for the establishment of a fully independent anti-corruption court.

Yulia Tymoshenko and Wess Mitchell also stressed the importance of there being equal access to the media in Ukraine and a balanced Central Election Commission.