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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk

The Vice President met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk this morning at the White House.  The Vice President commended the Prime Minister for the Ukrainian government’s commitment to move forward to stabilize Ukraine and its economy.  He reiterated that the United States stands firmly behind Ukraine and the Ukrainian people in ensuring Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.  The Vice President underscored the continued strong support of the United States, and his personal support, as Ukrainians chart their own course for a democratic future.