U.S. Department of the Treasury

04/19/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/19/2024 15:55

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with Finance Ministers from Sweden, Finland, and Lithuania

WASHINGTON - Today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Ministers of Finance Elisabeth Svantesson (Sweden), Riikka Purra (Finland), and Gintarė Skaistė (Lithuania) on the sidelines of the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, DC. Secretary Yellen discussed ways to continue providing near-term financial assistance to Ukraine, as well as ways to unlock the value of immobilized Russian sovereign assets to support Ukraine's continued resistance and long-term reconstruction.