Tymoshenko and Cheney twice exceeded time limit of their meeting

12:06, 05 September 2008
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The U.S. Vice President met with the Ukrainian Prime Minister

Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko and Vice President of the United States Richard Cheney have met in Kyiv. During the meeting, the Ukrainian and American delegations discussed issues of regional security, stability in the region and in Ukraine, and diversification of energy sources.

UNIAN has learnt this from Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Maryna Soroka.

According to her, at the beginning of the meeting, Yulia Tymoshenko thanked Richard Cheney for support offered by the United States to Ukraine in developing democracy.

Besides, the Prime Minister of Ukraine informed the U.S. Vice President about results of the Ukrainian government activities.

“The democratic government and democratic parliament have secured one of the highest showings of economic growth over the last several years – 6.5%”, Yulia Tymoshenko pointed out.

The meeting of Yulia Tymoshenko and Richard Cheney lasted for 40 minutes instead of planned 20.

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