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The ambassadors of the G7 countries (the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, and Japan) stress the need to protect the integrity of the National Anti-corruption Bureau (NABU) of Ukraine, the Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO), and the High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC).

It was said on the Twitter account of the U.S. Presidency of the G7 Ambassadors' Support Group in Kyiv on September 16.

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"G7 Ambassadors welcomed an update from [the] IMF Res[ident] Rep[presentative] in Ukraine. Ambassadors underscored Ukraine must demonstrate [the] political will to protect independence of NBU [National Bank of Ukraine] & integrity of institutions like NABU, SAPO, & HACC to ensure corruption does not erode reform progress made so far," it said.

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