The US President’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, met on Friday with a delegation that included heads of Ukrainian anti-corruption institutions.
“European Truth” writes about this in the message of the White House.
The delegation included, in particular, the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Semyon Krivonos, the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Oleksandr Klymenko and the Head of the High Anti-Corruption Court Vira Mykhaylenko.
“They discussed the progress achieved by Ukraine in the fight against corruption and ensuring the independence of these important institutions,” the message reads.
During the meeting, Sullivan emphasized the vital importance for any democratic society of independent, impartial law enforcement and judicial institutions capable of investigating, prosecuting and dealing with corruption cases, regardless of where they lead.
“Sullivan also confirmed the United States’ unwavering support for anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine and Ukraine’s courageous defense of its democracy against Russian aggression,” the White House said.
As reported, over the past few days, the heads of anti-corruption institutions of Ukraine made a visit to Washingtonwhere a number of meetings were held.
The visit of the heads of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Higher Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine lasted from August 28 to September 1.
It will be recalled that in June the ambassadors of the G7 countries presented key recommendations for Ukraine regarding strengthening of anti-corruption institutions and reforming the judicial system.