U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken has already held meetings with MPs and Foreign Ministry Dmytro Kuleba during his official visit to Kyiv.
“It is important that my colleague and friend Antony Blinken holds the first visit to Europe particularly, to Ukraine. The enhancing of the interaction of Ukraine and the U.S. as democratic allies in Central Europe and the Black Sea is the contribution to the safety and success of our states and the whole Euro-Atlantic area,” Kuleba reported on Twitter.
Besides, Blinken has already met with lawmakers. Particularly, Head of the Servant of the People Party David Arakhamia informed journalists of PavlovskyNews that the request was announced at the meeting to appoint U.S. Special Envoy and appoint Kristina Kvien as permanent Ambassador of the U.S.
According to Arakhamia, Blinken also stated about the recent G7 Summit, where the support of Ukraine was the main issue, as well as at the NATO meeting.
On May 5, U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken came with the official visit to Ukraine. However, the official part of the visit will start on May 6. The meeting of Blinken with Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and Prime Minister Denys Shmygal is planned. Besides, Blinken will meet President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.