Tuesday, February 20, 2024

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with European Union Executive Vice Presidents Margrethe Vestager and Valdis Dombrovskis

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with EU Executive Vice Presidents Margrethe Vestager and Valdis Dombrovskis.  They discussed several topics of mutual interest, such as our collaboration to deprive Russia of its ability to wage war and support for Ukraine in its defense against Putin’s brutal invasion.  Secretary Yellen thanked the EU for being a key partner in the effort to impose sanctions on Russia and to provide Ukraine with vital economic assistance.  Secretary Yellen reiterated the Administration’s ongoing efforts to secure $11.8 billion in direct budget support in FY 2024 as part of the national security supplemental request before Congress and underscored the importance of Congress acting on financial support for Ukraine as quickly as possible.  

 

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Official news published at https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy2071

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