U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will front Ukraine trip

13:50, 27 August 2017
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will lead a delegation to Ukraine next week, according to Energy Voice.


The Kyiv bound delegation will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as well as other government officials to discuss how both countries can continue to boost their economies through a strong energy partnership, Energy Voice reported.

Read alsoFirst batch of U.S. coal on its way to Ukraine"It is an honor to lead this delegation from the United States to the great country of Ukraine," said Secretary Perry. "I look forward to strengthening our relationship with such an important ally and furthering our work to ensure energy stability and security in the region."

Other members of the delegation include the Kevin Cramer from the House of Representatives, who serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Ray W. Washburne, president and chief executive of Overseas Private Investment Corporation will also attend the talks.

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