On May 15th, 2013 the Ukrainian and American delegations met in Washington, DC for the regular meeting of the bilateral Working Group on Nonproliferation and Export Control.
The delegations were under the leadership of Mr. Oleksandr Aleksandrovych, Director General of the Department for International Security and Disarmament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, and Vann Van Diepen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State.
They discussed issues of international security, nonproliferation, disarmament and export control. The next meeting of the Working group will be held in Kyiv in the fall of 2013.
The Working Group on Nonproliferation and Export Control is a component of the Ukraine – U.S. Strategic Partnership Commission.
Importance of these security issues was highlighted during the meeting on May 10, 2013 in Washington of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara and the US Secretary of State John Kerry.