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 National Anti-Corruption Bureau's independence should be maintained, - Biden

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has called on the leaders of Ukraine to maintain independence of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau.

This was announced by the White House in a readout of Biden's call with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman, Censor.NET reports.

"The Vice President and Prime Minister Hroisman agreed on the importance of continued reform progress, especially on the need to maintain the independence of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, to move forward with robust, transparent, and competitive privatizations of key state-owned enterprises, and to adhere to all of Ukraine's IMF commitments," the message reads.

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In the conversation between Biden and Poroshenko, the two leaders expressed strong support for strengthening and providing needed resources to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau. Finally, the Vice President and President Poroshenko reiterated the importance of enhancing European energy security, the press service of the White House reported.
 
 
 
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