Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting With Reformers in the Rada, Civil Society, and Government

Vice President Joe Biden met today with reformers in the Rada, civil society, and government.  The Vice President and other participants spoke about the importance of anti-corruption, governance, and economic reforms. The Vice President also spoke about the situation in the Donbas, and underscored that the costs on Russia would continue to rise until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements.  Finally, the Vice President noted the key role of civil society and parliament in providing oversight of the government and executive branch.