The President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko said he is satisfied with the pace of his country's relations with the new U.S. administration, and is planning to meet U.S. President Barack Obama, ForUm informs, referring to Kyiv Post.

"We proceed from the fact that the Charter on Strategic Partnership is a fundamental document for our relations. Every Ukrainian-U.S. meeting is based on the implementation of this charter's directions. We received support for the status of our relations," he said in an exclusive interview with the Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

Yushchenko said that "under the new U.S. administration when new contacts and goals are being formed, and time is required for these relations to switch to a new system."

He also commented on his possible meeting with Obama.

"We're working on this [issue]. We're actively working at the level of the National Security and Defense Council, and we set the goal of filling our relations with new content," Yushchenko said.

He also failed to point to any problems existing in Ukrainian-U.S. relations.

"There are a number of issues we'd like to accelerate. They include the disposal of rocket fuel and the adaptation of the U.S. nuclear fuel [for Ukrainian nuclear power plants]," Yushchenko said


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