Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly paid a working visit to Washington, DC, the U.S. to hold a series of meetings with representatives of American governmental institutions and NGOs.
In the course of the visit to the U.S. Department of State, Valeriy Chaly discussed the situation around Ukraine with U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller, First Deputy Assistant of the U.S. Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Paul Johnson and Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, Ambassador Daniel Fried. Valeriy Chaly emphasized a responsible position of Ukraine and the need for complete and comprehensive fulfillment of all items of the Minsk agreements by all the parties. He has also stressed an important role of the United States in ensuring Transatlantic unity and solidarity with Ukraine.
Valeriy Chaly also discussed the development of bilateral relations, financial aid from the U.S. and mechanisms of assistance to Ukraine in defense sphere in the course of the meetings with Chief Advisor to the U.S. President and Senior Director for Europe at the National Security Council Charles Kupchan, Special Advisor to the Vice President for Europe and Eurasia Michael Carpenter and Senior Director for Global Economy and Finances at the National Security Council Rory MacFarquhar.
Also, Valeriy Chaly had a conversation with U.S. experts at the meeting of the Atlantic Council dedicated to the situation in Ukraine. In the course of the meeting with representatives of Ukrainian community and leaders of Diaspora, the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration drew attention to the necessity of interaction in order to promote the interests of Ukraine in the world and protect the position of Ukraine in global information space.
Valeriy Chaly also gave an interview to USA Today and Ukrainian Service of the TV channel "Voice of America".
In the photo: Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly & Ukraine's Ambassador to the U.S. Olexander Motsyk with representatives of Ukrainain community