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U.S.-Ukrainian Security Dialogue II

Image U.S.-Ukrainian Security Dialogue II was held on June 22, 2006 on the Hill at 2203 Cannon House Office Building. Representative Curt Weldon and Ukraine's envoy to the United States, Ambassador Oleh Shamshur, opened the forum; Dr. Dmytro Kiva, legendary General Designer of the Antonov ASTC, provided closing remarks. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State David Kramer was asked to give a formal insight into the US position with regard to Ukraine's NATO aspirations; the presentation he gave to the participants of Dialogue II continues to be regarded a key statement of US foreign policy vis-à-vis Ukraine.

Speakers included:

Ilan Berman Steven Pifer
Serhiy Bezlushchenko James Reid
David Fisher Scott Schless
Peter Franklin Oleh Shamshur
Frederic Hof Volodymyr Shkurat
Dmytro Kiva Celeste Wallander
David Kramer Curt Weldon
Jennifer Moroney Walter Zaryckyj

Sponsors:

American Foreign Policy Council Congressional Ukrainian Caucus
Center for US-Ukrainian Relations Ukrainian Congress Committee of America

Patrons:

American Foreign Policy Council Delta Airlines

Proceedings/Presentations:

Note that DAS David Kramer's presentation concerning the US position on Ukraine's Accession to NATO is available in full at the following Department of State web page: www.state.gov/p/eur/rls/rm/68408.htm

Program:

The event's program