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US State Department envoy called on Ukraine to create an anti-corruption court

US under-secretary of state also stressed the importance of combating corruption.

US State Department envoy called on Ukraine to create an anti-corruption court
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Ukraine needs to continue the process of creating an anti-corruption court and fulfil the IMF requirements to receive the next tranche, US Under-Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Wess Mitchell, said in Kyiv on Wednesday, 15 November.

"We were pleased to see that some very important reformatory laws adopted in Ukraine, but more needs to be done should continue its efforts in establyshyng the Anti-Corruption Court," he said as quoted by Interfax-Ukraine.

Mitchell also stressed the importance of continuing the fight against corruption and continuing reforms, in particular, in the energy sector.

Ukraine should fulfil the IMF requirements to receive the next tranche, he said.

Mitchell stressed that the US continues to actively support Ukraine in opposing Russian aggression and carrying out reforms.

A technical mission of the IMF has been working in Ukraine from 9 to 17 November. Previously, the IMF reiterated the requirements for obtaining the next tranche.