On November 9, in Washington, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak met with Political Director at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Sir Timothy Barrow and Vice President for Strategic Stability and Security at the US Institute of Peace, former US Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor.
Andriy Yermak and Timothy Barrow discussed the schedule of further political contacts and preparations for the first meeting of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue. The Head of the Office of the President and the Political Director of the British Foreign Office exchanged views on the security situation in the east and around Ukraine, further cooperation in the development of our country’s defense capabilities and energy. In particular, they discussed the challenges for the European region due to the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project.
During the meeting between Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak and Vice President for Strategic Stability and Security at the US Institute of Peace William Taylor, the interlocutors exchanged views on the security situation around Ukraine, discussed possible steps to restore freedom of navigation in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, and the issue of energy security in Europe.
Andriy Yermak informed William Taylor about the preparation of our state for the Summit of Leaders for Democracy, which will be attended by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.