Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba

For Immediate Release


March 18, 2022

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba to reaffirm the United States’ steadfast commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.  The Secretary reiterated robust U.S. support for the people of Ukraine through security, humanitarian, and economic assistance.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Kuleba discussed the growing number of civilian casualties caused by President Putin’s brutal and unjustified war of choice.  The Secretary commended the incredible courage and fierce determination of the Ukrainian people as they defend their country against Russian forces who have shown little regard for human life.