: Nuland to travel to Kyiv and Moscow to discuss Ukrainian crisis

09:25 Jun. 22, 2016

Nuland to travel to Kyiv and Moscow to discuss Ukrainian crisis

US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland speaks during a press statement at the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, at the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria, March 3, 2014 (AP Photo)

Implementation of Minsk agreements tops the agenda 

U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland is coming to Kyiv on Wednesday, June 22, to discuss the situation in Donbas.

She will then travel to Moscow, the U.S. State Department reports.

The press-release states that Nuland will meet senior Ukrainian authorities to discuss the situation in the country's east, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as bilateral and regional relations, including reform priorities.

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In Moscow, the Assistant Secretary will also discuss Donbas crisis with senior Russian government officials as well as "next steps to implement the Minsk agreements in support of the Normandy countries and the Trilateral Contact Group".

The U.S. State Department has not specified who will participate in the negotiations.

Reporting by UNIAN

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