Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor to U.S. President Joe Biden, held a meeting with a delegation of Ukrainian anti-corruption leaders in Washington on Sept. 1, according to a press release from the White House.
The delegation included the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Semen Kryvonos, Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Oleksandr Klymenko, and the Chief Justice of the High Anti-Corruption Court Vira Mykhailenko.
The discussions focused on Ukraine’s progress in combatting corruption and ensuring the independence of these crucial institutions.
Sullivan underscored “the vital importance to any democratic society of independent, impartial law enforcement and judicial institutions capable of investigating, prosecuting, and adjudicating corruption cases no matter where they lead.”
He also reaffirmed the United States’ unwavering support for anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine and Ukraine’s resolute defense of its democracy against Russian aggression.
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