US, Ukraine Discuss Climate and Energy Cooperation

15 February 2011: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Gryshchenko convened the third session of the US-Ukraine Strategic Partnership Commission on 15 February 2011, in Washington, DC, US.

Both parties agreed to enhance cooperation to resolve regional conflicts, promote global stability, fight climate change, and collaborate in science and technology, food safety, health and biotechnology. They also expressed the intention to continue cooperation on energy efficiency and discuss encouraging renewable energy technologies. [US Press Release]