President Clinton and President Kuchma discuss NATO-Ukraine relations, Russa-Ukraine relations, and domestic politics in Russia and Ukraine. Kuchma relays to Clinton that "I am deeply confident that Russia will never agree to an independent Ukraine in its mentality and thinking."
July 9, 1997
Memorandum of Conversation: Meeting with Ukrainian President Kuchma (following NATO-Ukraine Charter signing): NATO-Ukraine, Ukrainian Domestic Situation, Chornobyl Replacement Power
President Clinton and President Kuchma discuss economic conditions inside Ukraine, Russia-Ukraine relations following Ukraine's signing of an agreement with NATO, and replacing reactors in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
- Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl, Ukraine, 1986
- Ukraine--Foreign relations--United States
- Russia--Foreign relations--United States
- Russia--Foreign relations--Ukraine
- Nuclear energy--Ukraine
- Ukraine--Politics and government--1991-
- Partnership for Peace (PfP)
- Russia--Politics and government--1994-2001
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization--Ukraine
- Ukraine--Economic policy--1991-
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