Foreign policy of Ukraine

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President Barack Obama talks with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the conclusion of their bilateral meeting in the Oval Office, March 12, 2014.

The foreign policy of Ukraine is the strategic approach Ukraine takes to its relations with foreign nations, cooperation with international organizations, the promotion of its national interests and the protection of the rights of its citizens and diaspora abroad.

The strategic goals of Ukraine's foreign policy include European and Euro-Atlantic integration, forming a relationship of strategic partnership with the United States of America, European Union, and the Russian Federation, cooperation with member countries of the CIS and GUAM, active engagement with the UN and other international organizations, effective participation in the global economy with the maximum protection of national interests, and the transformation of Ukraine into a regional power.

Ukraine's foreign policy is guided by a number of key priorities.