U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell is going to visit the Ukrainian capital; his stay in Kyiv will be running from November 14 through 16.
‘Assistant Secretary Mitchell will meet with senior government officials in Kyiv, Ukraine, to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and encourage Ukraine to continue implementing critical reforms. He will also meet business leaders and civil society representatives to discuss Ukrainian efforts to transform the country into a prosperous, secure, and democratic European state,’ reads the message at the web site of the U.S. Department of the State.
Previously, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced his assistant’s visit to Ukraine, as he spoke with Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko on the phone. On November 1, Tillerson met with Russian ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov; the officials discussed restoration of Ukraine's territorial integrity.