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Minister of Finance of Ukraine held an Online Meeting with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

Minister of Finance of Ukraine Sergii Marchenko held an online meeting with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo.

The parties discussed the achievements in the implementation of the sound fiscal policy in Ukraine which resulted in the outperformance of the state budget in 2021, the current cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, and the next steps of the support of Ukraine by the United States of America.

Sergii Marchenko thanked for the continuous support and expressed hope for the continuation of close cooperation between Ukraine and the United States in 2022. The Minister of Finance also outlined the main achievements of the past year, in particular the increase in state budget revenue and the reduction of the state budget deficit to 3.8% of GDP, and the successful cooperation with the IMF, the European Union, and the IBRD.

Wally Adeyemo noted that the United States will continue supporting Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. In addition, he noted that the U.S. and its partners are ready to implement strong measures against the Russian economy in case of further escalation against Ukraine.