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Press Availability With Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk After Their Meeting

PRIME MINISTER YATSENYUK: Mr. Secretary, it’s a great, great pleasure to see you in Kyiv. I want to be very clear saying the United States of America is one of the strongest allies of Ukraine, and we truly appreciate your support in our fight for our freedom, for our liberty, and for our independence. The globe ...
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Remarks With Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko After Their Meeting

PRESIDENT POROSHENKO: Mr. Secretary, we are very pleased to welcome you, as the United States Secretary of State. SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you. PRESIDENT POROSHENKO: It’s almost one year passed since your last visit in Kyiv and I still remember the very crucial and positive discussions we had at that time, and the whole world (inaudible) our country faced ...
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White House on Upcoming Visit of German Chancellor Merkel

President Obama will host Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on Monday, February 9. Chancellor Merkel’s visit highlights the importance of U.S.-German cooperation on global affairs and the strong and abiding friendship between the United States and Germany. The President and Chancellor Merkel will have a meeting in the Oval Office followed by a ...
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CNN Interview with President Obama – Excerpts on Ukraine

FAREED ZAKARIA: Would it be fair to say that with regard to Russia, your policy has been pretty effective in imposing real costs on the Russian economy, but it has not deterred Vladimir Putin from creating instability in Ukraine. Conflict seems to have even escalated in the last few weeks. PRESIDENT OBAMA: I think that’s ...
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Secretary Kerry Travel to Kyiv and Munich

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 5 to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, and members of Ukraine’s parliament. The Secretary’s visit will highlight the United States’ steadfast support for Ukraine and its people. Secretary Kerry will then travel to Munich, ...
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