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Statement following meeting between Minister Donohoe and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

The Minister for Finance and President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe TD met today (Thursday) with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington DC.


Secretary Yellen welcomed the European Union’s strong partnership in holding Russia accountable for its illegal and unprovoked war against Ukraine and noted appreciation for the Irish government’s commitment to sanctions implementation. The Secretary also welcomed the European Union’s commitment to provide €9bn of financial assistance to Ukraine.  


Minister Donohoe and Secretary Yellen also discussed the importance of continued progress on the OECD global tax reform agreement.  


Secretary Yellen underscored the United States’ strong commitment to the Good Friday Agreement.