KIEV, October 7. /TASS/. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland met with Yulia Tymoshenko, leader of the Batkivshchina party, on Tuesday in Kiev to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine.
Tymoshenko and Nuland also discussed the fate of Ukrainian female pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is currently on trial in Russia charged with involvement in killing of Russian reporters in eastern Ukraine, Tymoshenko’s website said, adding that they had considered “the need to take joint efforts for her [Nadezhda Savchenko] release”.
Experts say the Batkivshchina party is one of the parties that will be able to form its faction in a new parliament after the elections to the Verkhovna Rada scheduled for October 26.