Contents tagged with Philip Hammond

  • UK Foreign Secretary: It is vitally important that Ukraine eradicate corruption

    UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said that one of the key tasks for the Ukrainian government is the total eradication of corruption.

    "It is vitally important that Ukraine’s new government build on the progress made by its predecessor and continues to implement reforms and root out corruption," Hammond stated on Friday.

    The British Foreign Secretary also welcomed the appointment of the new Ukrainian Prime Minister, Volodymyr Groysman.

    "I hope that the new government urgently focuses on …

  • EU Presses Ukraine on Anti-Corruption and Judicial Reforms

    After a session of the EU Council, at a meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs on January 18th, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier stated that the European Union expressed concern about the insufficient progress of Ukraine in carrying out reforms. Steinmeier noted that it is important for Ukraine to reform the justice system and put anti-corruption measures in place. According to him, these are the key steps to solving the economic problems in the country.

    The High …