The first vice-premier’s press service reported on Saturday that at a
meeting held as part of the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting “Ukraine and the
World: Addressing Tomorrow’s Challenges Together,” the sides discussed
the political situation in Ukraine, in particular, preparations for the
upcoming parliamentary elections.
“The first deputy prime minister said that the issue of holding open
and transparent elections is a priority task for the government.
According to him, all political parties have equal access to the media,
which is the basis for a competitive election campaign,” reads the
The press service reported that Khoroshkovsky and Rice had also paid particular attention to trade and economic cooperation.