Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at the Opening of the American Independent Film Festival in Kyiv

Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at the Opening of the American Independent Film Festival in Kyiv

February 21, 2018 Good evening!  Welcome to the American Independent Film Festival. I hope everybody is as excited as I am! And I want to thank Anna for putting together a really impressive program. I just want to say that over the next six days, I think Ukrainian audiences are going to see the very …

Remarks at the UN General Assembly’s 67th Plenary Meeting on the Situation in Ukraine

Ambassador Jonathan Cohen Acting Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City February 20, 2019 As Delivered The United States would like to thank the President of the General Assembly for hosting today’s important meeting, and welcome President Poroshenko. Thank you for joining us today. Five years ago, the world bore witness …

USS Donald Cook en route to the Black Sea

February 19, 2019 The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) began its north-bound transit of the Dardanelles Strait, en route to the Black Sea Feb. 19, 2019, to conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional maritime stability, combined readiness and naval capability with our NATO allies and partners in the region. The …

Remarks at Dragon Capital Annual Investor Conference by U.S. Embassy Economic Counselor JP Schutte

February 12, 2019  Thank you.  I heard the cheers of welcome, or I think it was a groan of disappointment, but I’m very happy to be here. It’s been real pleasure to sit here all morning.  But I am delivering the message that the Ambassador wanted very much for the people who are attending here today …

Wheeling Park defender Arlene Wheeler (21) holds off Huntington forward Aly Shattls during the girls' semi-final match of the West Virginia State Soccer Tournament in Beckley, W.Va., on Friday, Nov. 5, 2004. (AP Photo/Jon C. Hancock)

Girls Empowerment Soccer Camp Program Overview

The Sports Visitor Program is a two-week sports-based international exchange program that introduces participants to American excellence, leadership, and best practices in sports – from community-based recreational youth play to professional leagues. Youth will celebrate the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on the field with American peers while learning about the history of Title IX …

Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at American Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Appreciation Reception

February 5, 2019 Well, it is absolutely thrilling to be here with President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Groysman, Andy, and Lena.  And it’s a real pleasure to be here with everybody who is here tonight, especially at the Annual Membership Appreciation Reception.  Because it gives me a chance – on behalf of the U.S. government and …

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Kharkiv on February 12, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Kharkiv to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens.  The Kharkiv visit will be in the evening on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please …

Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo  Secretary of State Washington, DC February 4, 2019 We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela. We are also heartened by …