A visit to Kiev by U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden , which begins at Monday is not a courtesy visit , but an important step in foreign policy USA. This opinion was expressed adviser to Vice President for National Safety Tony Blinken .
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In his words: "The United States appreciates the partnership with Ukraine and Georgia, therefore, the main purpose of the trip - to strengthen these partnerships concrete activities "." Recently, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the multi-partner world that we want to build, because the U.S. does not seek any sphere influence or dominance in any particular region. We strive to have trusted partners to help us solve problems that arise, " - Said T. Blinken. "It's in our interests - to help Ukraine and Georgia to become the most efficient our partners, with transparent democratic and economic institutions with an active civil society, with upgraded armed forces, "- said adviser to Vice President. T. Blinken said: "This partnership is without prejudice to any other countries, and it will be useful everything. The second common denominator for both visits - the fact that Ukraine and Georgia inspired people around the world including the U.S., their peaceful revolutions in recent past. "Remind me that J. Biden is scheduled to arrive in Kiev on Monday evening. In the framework of his visit, meeting with President Viktor Yushchenko, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, the Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn, a deputy from the OU-PSD Arseniy Yatsenyuk. J. Biden will also speak at the Chamber of Commerce on US-Ukrainian relations, as well as meet with representatives of public and non-governmental organizations.
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