KYIV. Oct 27 (Interfax-Ukraine) – During a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in Kyiv on Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke about the situation in the country and called for investment.
“Now is the right time and the right place to invest in Ukraine,” the president said, according to his press service.
Additionally, he said that “considerable changes” had taken place in the country since Pritzker’s last visit to Ukraine 13 months ago.
“The president informed about the local elections, which complete the reset of the administration, and also the main areas of reforms aimed at considerable improvement of the business climate in Ukraine, specifically, serious anti-corruption measures, judicial reform and plans to conduct transparent privatization,” the press service has reported.
Pritzker, for her part, pointed out the considerable support by the U.S. government of Ukraine’s efforts to conduct reforms to become a fully-fledged member of the world economy.