US Secretary of State Blinken coming to Ukraine: Program of the visit

Source : 112 Ukraine

The official part of the visit will begin on May 6
12:14, 5 May 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken

On May 5, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will arrive in Ukraine. However, the official part of the visit will begin on May 6, as the Secretary of State is expected to arrive after 11 p.m. This was reported by ZN.UA.

According to the program, on May 6 at 9:30 Blinken will hold a meeting with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. After the talks, the leaders will visit the Wall of Remembrance near St. Michael's Cathedral.

A meeting with the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal and Blinken is scheduled for 10:35.

The meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky is scheduled for 11:30 and will last about an hour. And the meeting, the joint press conference of Zelensky and Blinken is due to take place at 12:40.

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Then at 14:15 there will be a round table with representatives of Ukrainian civil society, it will be held in virtual mode. An online meeting with the staff of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is also scheduled for 15:15 p.m. After an interview with the media representatives scheduled for 15:50, Secretary of State Blinken will leave for the airport.

Earlier, it was reported that U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will visit Ukraine on May 5. The new deputy for political affairs Victoria Nuland will come with him.

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The American diplomat intends to personally reaffirm the United States' unshakable support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and to support it in countering Russian aggression. Blinken will also insist on continuing reforms, especially in the fight against corruption, which is key to ensuring Ukraine's democratic institutions, its economic prosperity and a Euro-Atlantic future.

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