Mr. Lipton arrived to Kyiv on Friday and met with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arsenii Yatsenyuk, Censor.NET informs citing the press release of Lipton's statement.
"I visited Kyiv on Dec. 13, for meetings with the president, prime minister and their new economic team. I was impressed by their vision for an economic transformation of Ukraine, and by their commitment to decisive, front-loaded implementation of their reform agenda," he said.
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