Ukraine needs to modernize and reform oil and gas sector for ensuring energy security.
It was declared by the Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the USA in Ukraine John TEFFT in theto article for "A mirror of week".
"Are necessary modernization and changes in oil and gas sector that Ukraine felt in energy security and I had reliable access to fuel sources", - J. TEFFT declared.
At the same time, the diplomat declared importance and need of economic reforms and effective fight against corruption for overcoming of consequences of an economic crisis.
"Our team in Embassy of the USA is adjusted for collaboration and the help to Ukraine even during the period when all of us should endure economic difficulties. The last, of course, will demand difficult budgetary decisions from the leadership of Ukraine, strong determination to carry out economic reforms and readiness to fight against corruption at all levels and in all spheres of life", - the ambassador is sure.
He also emphasized that Ukraine remains for the USA the priority partner since independence finding.
"The strong partnership with Ukraine was a priority for the leadership of the USA since disintegration of the Soviet Union. It remains a priority and now", - J. TEFFT declared.