Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Prystayko

February 21, 2020
Office of the Spokesperson

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun met today with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystayko in Washington. Deputy Secretary Biegun and Foreign Minister Prystayko discussed their mutual desire for a peaceful settlement to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The Deputy Secretary congratulated the Foreign Minister on the progress his government has made to combat corruption and institute reforms. The two also discussed opportunities for further integrating Ukraine’s military, investment, and trade with the Euro-Atlantic community.