Biden stresses importance of reforms in PGO, judiciary and meeting IMF conditions
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stressed the importance of continuing to institute reforms in the Prosecutor General's Office, and the significance of Ukraine's progress toward implementing judicial reforms and meeting IMF conditions.
The Vice President congratulated President Poroshenko on the release of Ukrainian pilot and Rada member Nadia Savchenko and called for the release of all Ukrainians unlawfully detained in Russia, according to a press release on the official website of the White House.
"The leaders discussed the importance of continuing to institute reforms in the Office of the Prosecutor General, and the significance of Ukraine's progress toward implementing judicial reforms and meeting IMF conditions," the report says.
The leaders condemned the increasing attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces in eastern Ukraine and reaffirmed the need to continue moving forward on Minsk implementation.
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