Kristina Kvien became the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Ukraine as the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv reported in Twitter.
Previously she occupied the position of the deputy head of the U.S. mission to Ukraine.
“While the Embassy’s leadership is changing, our policy of strong support for Ukraine remains steady. Our embassy team will continue to partner closely with the Ukrainian government and civil society and support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and in support of reforms that will help Ukraine build its prosperous European future,” Kvien said.
She also noted that Ukraine has made great strides forward in the short time she is staying in the country. She assured that she will work ahead to provide support in the future.
As we reported, U.S. Charge d’Affaires in Ukraine William Taylor will depart from his temporary post on January 2. Earlier Taylor congratulated Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky on the most recent "accomplishments" in Donbas and foreign policy.