Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba

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OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON
JUNE 20, 2023

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba today in London on the margins of the Ukraine Recovery Conference. Secretary Blinken underscored the United States’ support for Ukraine’s economic recovery, and the importance of continued close collaboration through the Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform. He also noted our commitment to working with the private sector to enable Ukraine’s modernization and revitalization. They discussed the need for Ukraine to continue to implement reforms in order to establish an environment for investment and sustained economic growth. The Secretary briefed the Foreign Minister on his trip to the People’s Republic of China and discussions with officials there about Russia’s war in Ukraine. They also discussed the United States continued economic and energy support and security assistance for Ukraine.