Kyiv Post | By Edward Chow
Published Aug. 23 at 11:00 am
Photo: U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky will meet on Aug. 31 in the White House | By AFP/Volodymyr Petrov
As Ukraine celebrates its 30th anniversary of regaining independence, President Volodymyr Zelensky is poised to visit the United States, Ukraine’s most important security partner.
In addition to hard security, an important topic of discussion with President Joe Biden and other American leaders will be the state of economic and political reforms, which is critical to securing statehood and prosperity for the Ukrainian people. Washington is looking for signals on whether reforms will be accelerated or stall, as some fear, and how it can best assist Ukraine. Few reforms are more symbolically and substantively important than in energy. Continue reading “Edward Chow: How Zelensky can wisely use his time with Biden”