Ms. Tymoshenko is serving a seven year sentence in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
It is estimated that one million civilians are still in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of the National League for Democracy have taken their seats in parliament.
Initiative that would encourage a network of economic, transit, energy, and people-to-people connections.
"The world will be well-served if American leadership remains as essential today as it has in the past."
The voting is needed to mark the next step in the West African nation’s transition to a civilian-led democracy.
The United States supports Brazil as a global leader and seeks closer defense cooperation.