“We need to have Ukraine, which is a sustainable, resilient, prosperous, strong democracy, so that it would be attractive to the regions in the East, and [be the place]where disinformation and propaganda attacks don’t really have much traction,” he said in his recent interview with VOA Ukrainian service.
Read alsoU.S. State Secretary explains appointment of Special Envoy on UkraineAt the same time, Mr Volker showed no support of the restriction of operations of any media in Ukraine, including Russian and pro-Russian ones, claiming that publicity and transparency are important. Volker has said he does not think "banning information in any context is the right way."
Read alsoU.S. Special Envoy for Ukraine to stay in Kyiv for several days - PoroshenkoThe official added that the law enforcers should rather investigate financial wrongdoings of media outlets in question, and show the public the results of their work.