WASHINGTON – On Thursday, April 21, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, Ambassador Oksana Markarova, Finance Minister Sergii Marchenko, and National Bank of Ukraine Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko in Washington, D.C. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo was also in attendance. Secretary Yellen reiterated the U.S. support for Ukraine and its commitment to hold Russia accountable for its war against Ukraine. The Secretary also announced U.S. intent to provide Ukraine a second $500 million grant in direct economic assistance, in addition to an earlier announcement of $500 million made by President Biden in March. The Secretary and Prime Minister also discussed Ukraine’s assistance needs and further sanctions that the U.S. and others can impose on Russia.
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