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Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko met with US President George Bush (photo)

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News / 1 April 2008 | 16:58

Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko met with US President George Bush (photo)

During today’s meeting Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko and US President George Bush discussed perspectives of formation of the free trade zone between the USA and Ukraine. First vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Olexander Turchynov informed.

“Negotiations on free trade zone formation can be carried out simultaneously with negotiations on free trade zone formation between Ukraine and the European Union,” Turchynov said.

According to him, the head of the Ukrainian government and the US President discussed mostly economic questions, including the possibility of participation of American companies in privatization of Ukrainian enterprises, questions on gas transit to the European countries thought the territory of Ukraine, and also the sources of deliveries of natural gas to Ukraine.

 
Photos are taken from Reuters
 

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Ukraine and US signed Road Map

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News / 1 April 2008 | 16:02

Ukraine and US signed Road Map

Ukraine and US signed Road Map

Ukraine and the United States have signed the Road Map, which determines perspectives of bilateral cooperation.

The document was signed by co-chairmen of the Interdepartmental coordination group. From the Ukrainian side the document was signed by deputy Foreign Minister Volodymyr Khandogy , and from the American side – by Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried.

This document concerns optimization of trading, cooperation in political, energy, humanitarian and space areas, disposal of arms, implementation of joint technical programs, as well as cooperation in aviation and nuclear power industry.

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Meeting of Lora Bush and Kateryna Yushchenko near Secretariat (photo)

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News / 1 April 2008 | 15:00

Meeting of Lora Bush and Kateryna Yushchenko near Secretariat (photo)

On Tuesday morning President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko and Kateryna Yushchenko greeted President of the USA George Bush and Lora Bush in the yard of the Presidential Secretariat.

Bush and Yushchenko presented flowers to Kateryna Yushchenko and Lora Bush.
 

 
Photos are taken from the President’s press office.

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Yushchenko is grateful to Bush for support to Ukraine

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News / 1 April 2008 | 14:00

Yushchenko is grateful to Bush for support to Ukraine

Yushchenko is grateful to Bush for support to Ukraine

President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko notes that Ukraine is interested in cooperation with the USA in the sphere of energy and high technologies. He stated on Tuesday during the State breakfast in honor of US President George Bush and his wife Lora Bush. This event took place in the Horodetsky House, where the wives of the Presidents were present, as well as the Ukrainian high officials – VRU Chairman Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych.

Yushchenko has expressed hope that “soon we can expect new, prospective ideas and joint projects”.

President Yushchenko highly appreciated support and help of the United States to Ukraine on its way to the European integration. The President is sure that Ukraine’s joining NATO Membership Action plan will bring benefits to both countries.

President Yushchenko also thanked the USA for support to Ukraine on its way to the WTO.

In his turn, the US President said: “Our two States have common vision of the future. We try to support the freedom and help all peoples of Europe to live together”. Bush highly appreciated the peacemaking activity of Ukrainians in many regions of the world.

Speaking about intentions of Ukraine to join the MAP this week, the US President noted: “The USA absolutely supports your desire. We are proud that we are together in Bucharest and further we will be side by side with you”.

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Yulia Tymoshenko and George W. Bush to meet in the Cabinet of Ministers Club

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News / 1 April 2008 | 13:15

Yulia Tymoshenko and George W. Bush to meet in the Cabinet of Ministers Club

Yulia Tymoshenko and George W. Bush to meet in the Cabinet of Ministers Club

Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko will meet with President of the United States of America George W. Bush in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Club after 1 p.m.

Then Yulia Tymoshenko will hold a tête-à-tête meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, as the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers informs.

Also, Yulia Tymoshenko takes part in an official breakfast on behalf of the President of Ukraine and Kateryna Yushchenko in honor of the President of the United States and Lora Bush

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Bush supports Ukraine’s joining NATO

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News / 1 April 2008 | 12:35

Bush supports Ukraine's joining NATO

Bush supports Ukraine’s joining NATO

The USA supports the aspirations of Ukraine to join NATO MAP at the summit in Bucharest. President George Bush has stated at the joint press conference with Ukrainian leader Viktor Yushchenko, ForUm’s correspondent reports.

“You know that a row of actions are planned in order Ukraine to enter NATO, and the USA in every way supports Ukraine’s joining NATO. We will help Ukraine on its way to NATO,” Bush emphasized.

According to him, the USA makes this step in order “to guarantee safety in this region”.

“Ukraine and the Alliance have built strong partnership, and Ukraine is the only one country, which supported all NATO operations in Iraq and Kosovo, being not NATO member”.

In his turn, President Yushchenko has stated that Ukraine’s joining MAP is the answer to key questions on fundamental national interests of the country.

He has noted that Ukrainian policy concerning joining MAP is not a policy against somebody. “First of all, we think about our national interests,” he said.

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CPU and PSPU are forbidden to organize meetings against NATO

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News / 1 April 2008 | 11:51

CPU and PSPU are forbidden to organize meetings against NATO

CPU and PSPU are forbidden to organize meetings against NATO

The Administrative district court of Kyiv forbade holding anti-NATO events on Tuesday near the President’s Secretariat and the American Embassy in Kyiv.

The Kyiv City State Administration made a submission to the court to prohibit the protest actions, and the court supported this decision.

Around 200 people from the Communist party and the Progressive Socialist party intend to hold mass protest actions against NATO in Kyiv.

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President Yushchenko welcomed President Bush (photo)

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News / 1 April 2008 | 11:02

President Yushchenko welcomed President Bush (photo)

President Yushchenko welcomed President Bush (photo)

The official welcoming ceremony by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko for the President of the United States Gorge W. Bush took place in Kyiv.

 

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