Nuland met with Poroshenko and Klimkin in Kiev

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and National Security Council Senior Directors Charles Kupchan and Celeste Wallander met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, and other senior Ukrainian officials on Wednesday, June 22 in Kiev, as stated in a press release issued by the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.  

According to the Embassy, the diplomats met “to discuss Ukraine's reform agenda and implementation of the Minsk agreements in support of Normandy countries.  The consultations were detailed and constructive, and focused heavily on the security requirements of Minsk in advance of the U.S. Delegation's onward travel to Moscow on June 23.”

It was also noted that the U.S. welcomes the Ukrainian leaders’ strong commitment to the full implementation of the Mink agreements, and “underscored that sanctions on Russia must stay in place in order to advance that goal.”

  Ukraine, USA, Poroshenko

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