During a meeting with the President of Ukraine, Mike Pompeo assured that the United States will never recognize the Russian annexation of Crimea
KYIV – Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a “very constructive meeting” in Kiev, confirming the sides’ commitment to deepening strategic partnership.
This was announced on Twitter on January 31 by the press secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine Ekaterina Zelenko.
“A very constructive meeting of Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Kiev,” Zelenko wrote.
She listed the topics that were raised during the talks: further deepening the strategic partnership between the United States and Ukraine, promoting military-economic cooperation and strengthening bipartisan support for the United States in Ukraine.
Following a meeting with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Pompeo noted that “Ukrainians should know that Ukraine is an important country”.
“The President and I were able to negotiate relations between Ukraine and Russia, the United States protects the sovereignty of Ukraine, its territorial integrity, we continue to support Ukraine in its desire to join NATO and the European Union. We resumed the work of the US-Ukraine Commission on Strategic Partnership, issued the Crimea Declaration, which clearly states that Crimea is part of Ukraine. The United States will never recognize the Russian annexation of Crimea, “said Mike Pompeo at a joint press conference with President Zelensky, which was broadcast on January 31 by the Ukrainian Service of Radio Liberty..
He also noted that financial support for Ukraine to ensure the security sector will continue..
“We will look for diplomatic solutions and also solutions to ensure the security of Ukraine. We will never support anything other than Ukrainian control over the sovereign territory. We will continue to pursue diplomatic solutions to issues regarding Russia, ”said the US Secretary of State.
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Recall that Pompeo visits the UK, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan from January 29 to February 4, 2020. “In Minsk, February 1, the Secretary of State will meet with President Lukashenko and Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei to underline the US commitment to a sovereign, independent, stable and prosperous Belarus and reaffirm our desire to normalize our bilateral relations,” the statement on the State Department’s website says. USA.
An information sheet on the page of the US Embassy in Ukraine notes that the United States supports Ukraine in its opposition to Russian aggression and disinformation, and its reform efforts to root out corruption..
“Since 2014, the United States has provided more than $ 3.3 billion in aid to Ukraine as a whole, including assistance in security and other sectors, as well as three sovereign guarantees of $ 1 billion each,” the statement said..
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