Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko met with Illinois Senator Richard Durbin, a high-ranking member of the US Democratic Party and a member of the Senate Defense Committee.
The parties discussed the current security situation in Ukraine, in particular recent events in the Kerch Strait. They also spoke about the political and socio-economic situation in Ukraine.
Yulia Tymoshenko thanked the senator for the support and assistance the United States has provided to Ukraine. The politician stressed the need to strengthen sanctions against Russia as the aggressor country, and also thanked Richard Durbin for his key role in her release from prison in 2013.