US President Joseph Biden has announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Ukraine to attend the Crimean Platform Summit and events of the 30th Anniversary of Independence on August 23-24, 2021. this was reported by the press service of the White House on August 20.
Jennifer M. Granholm, Secretary of Energy, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
- Ms. Kristina Kvien, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Kyiv;
- Dr. Andrew Light, Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy.
Earlier, it was reported that Transport Minister and the first openly gay man in the country's history, Pete Buttigieg, was about to represent the United States at the Crimean Platform.
The Crimean Platform was initiated as an international coordination mechanism to return the issue of Crimea to the agenda, protect human rights in Crimea and promote the de-occupation of the peninsula.
Meanwhile, so far, 37 countries expressed a desire to be represented at the Crimean Platform summit.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba named four thematic panels Crimean platform.