Cheney and Yushchenko meet for over an hour
President Yushchenko and Vice-President Cheney talked for over an hour yesterday, and in a joint appearance Cheney praised Yushchenko's devotion to freedom and liberty. The two leaders met at a commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in Poland. Here are some excerpts from an article in the
"What President Yushchenko has accomplished is remarkable and inspiring and there are great tasks ahead," Cheney said in an appearance with the leader,
"President Yushchenko is an ally in freedom's cause, and President Bush and the American people stand with him."
Initially, the two leaders were scheduled to have a brief meeting and then eat dinner. But their meeting lasted for more than an hour -- more than twice as long as scheduled -- and they skipped dinner.