: Kerry arrives in Kyiv ahead of NATO summit

12:24 Jul. 7, 2016

Kerry arrives in Kyiv ahead of NATO summit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves good-bye while boarding a plane at Tbilisi International Airport, Georgia, Thursday, July 7, 2016 to fly to Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Images)

US State Secretary to meet Ukraine's top officials

On July 7 US Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Kyiv. He is expected to meet Ukraine's highest ranking officials, including President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Groysman, Foreign Minister Klimkin, and Parliament Speaker Parubiy.

Watch also AP: Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity

Kerry's visit comes just a day before the key NATO summit in Warsaw that Poroshenko will also attend in the hope to secure new assistance for Ukraine.

Speaking at a press conference earlier this month, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the Alliance's political and practical aid for Ukraine will come to a new level at the summit in Warsaw.

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