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Obama sends letter to Yanukovych

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Sept. 16, 2011, 11:31 a.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Barack Obama hopes to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart in March 2012.

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U.S. President Barack Obama hopes to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart in March 2012. Obama has sent a letter to Yanukovych, the Ukrainian president's press service reported on Friday.

"Barack Obama expressed the hope to meet with the Ukrainian president at the second summit on nuclear security to be held in Seoul in March 2012," the press service said.

Obama wrote he was looking forward to joining the summit and hoping to meet with the Ukrainian president. Working together, the two countries will ensure the success of the Seoul summit and help better protect the world from nuclear terrorism, Obama wrote, according to the press service.

The United States welcomes Ukraine's efforts to do away with high-enriched uranium, he said.

Since the historic meeting in Washington in April 2010, the two countries have witnessed relentless steps to enhance nuclear materials safety globally and to strengthen the common effort to prevent the smuggling of nuclear materials, Obama was quoted as saying.
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Anonymous Sept. 16, 2011, 10:09 p.m.    

Obama doesn't give a crap about Ukraine, Yanuk or Tymoshenko.....he doesn't even know where Ukraine is......

He just wants to make sure Ukraine does not have any nuclear bombs..!!

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Anonymous Sept. 17, 2011, 3:24 a.m.    

Obama and the U.S. have been conspicuously silent about Ukraine since it removed its nuclear arsenal. In an effort to thaw relations with Russia, it has ignored Ukraine to its own peril. This is short-sighted on the part of U.S. foreign relations.

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Anonymous Dec. 13, 2011, 6:05 a.m.    

Maybe Obama wishes to compare notes with Yanukovych on how to be the most horrible dictator imaginable. They are two peas from the same pod. One is a puppet of Putin the other is a puppet of Soros. Until both of these criminal thugs are removed from office both countries and their people are screwed

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