Ukraine's Leadership of the OSCE

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
United States
Hon. Benjamin Cardin
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Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hon. Christopher Smith
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Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
H.E. Leonid Kozhara
Minister for Foriegn Affairs
Government of Ukraine

This hearing focused on the Ukrainian leadership of the OSCE and OSCE priorities within Ukraine.  Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara spoke about Ukraine’s progress on economic reforms and anti-corruption efforts and Ukraine’s policy goals for their time in office, particularly on human trafficking.  Chairman Cardin and Minister Kozhara also discussed Yulia Tymoshenko’s imprisonment.

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