READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Participation in the 5th Ukraine Ministerial Roundtable

WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary Yellen participated in the 5th Ukraine Ministerial Roundtable, chaired by Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, and World Bank President Ajay Banga. Secretary Yellen commended the Government of Ukraine for prudently managing its economy, providing for its people, and continuing to fight corruption and strengthen governance, all while valiantly standing up to Russia’s brutal aggression. She welcomed the strong support for Ukraine from its international partners, including the international financial institutions, and reiterated the commitment of the United States to support Ukraine and to degrade Russia’s war machine. She also welcomed agreement with the World Bank to contribute $255 million to support Ukraine’s critical export transportation needs as well as private sector investment in Ukraine via the World Bank’s Ukraine Relief, Recovery, Reconstruction and Reform Trust Fund and MIGA’s Support to Ukraine’s Reconstruction and Economy Trust Fund.


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