|U.S. Embassy welcomes appointment of Smoliy as NBU governor|
Journal Staff Report
The U.S. Embassy to Ukraine has welcomed the appointment of Yakiv Smolii as the governor of the National Bank of Ukraine by Parliament. "Congratulations to new NBU Ukraine Governor Yakiv Smolii. Looking forward to working with you and your team. Independent NBU critical for economic growth," the U.S. Embassy to Ukraine wrote on Twitter on Friday morning.