Biden: Ukraine should appoint reformist prosecutor general

08:00, 15 April 2016

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says that Ukraine should appoint a reformist prosecutor general to maintain international support, according to a statement on the White House's website.

Biden (left) with Groysman (right) / Photo from UNIAN

"In order to maintain international support for Ukraine, the new team should move forward quickly on Ukraine's reform program, including fulfilling its IMF commitments, as well as on Minsk implementation and the confirmation of a new, reformist Prosecutor General," Biden told Ukraine's newly-elected Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman over the phone on Thursday evening.

The U.S. Vice President reiterated unwavering U.S. commitment to the prosperity, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Read alsoRada dismisses Yatsenyuk, appoints Groysman Prime MinisterBiden also congratulated Groysman on his election, and on the new cabinet and government program of work that were approved by the Rada on Thursday. 

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