: Nuland arrives in Kyiv to discuss Minsk accords

15:55 Jun. 22, 2016

Nuland arrives in Kyiv to discuss Minsk accords

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs ,Victoria Nuland, listens to questions during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. (Getty Images)

Victoria Nuland visits Kyiv to discuss Ukrainian crisis

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland arrived in Kyiv on Wednesday, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine told an UNIAN correspondent.

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"Nuland arrived in Kyiv at about 13:00," the Embassy said. It is expected that Nuland will discuss with representatives of the Ukrainian authorities the situation in the east of the country, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as the issues of bilateral relations.

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At 15:15 on Wednesday, she will meet with Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy. In addition, Nuland will meet with representatives of the Ukrainian government and the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, but currently, this information is not officially confirmed.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will not hold a meeting with U.S. Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, according to the Press Service Department of the Presidential Administration.

Reporting by UNIAN

 

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