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Kamala Harris meets with Ukrainian President on the sidelines of the Munich Conference


Washington (AFP) – February 17, 2022. 11:39

Kamala Harris will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

  • The Group of Seven summit in Germany on Saturday to reaffirm its support for Ukraine
  • The meeting: It will constitute a real opportunity to confirm our commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine

A senior White House official announced Wednesday that the US Vice President… Kamala Harris She will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

On the other hand, you will British Foreign Secretary The Lise Trust traveled to Kiev and then Warsaw at the weekend before the G7 summit in Germany on Saturday to reaffirm its support for Ukraine in the face of fears of a Russian invasion.

The senior White House official said the meeting between Harris and Zelensky “would be a real opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”

He added that the program of diplomatic meetings for the Vice President, who will deliver a speech on the second day of the conference on Saturday, is “very intense.”

On Friday, Harris will meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and leaders of the Baltic states, and then meet Saturday, in addition to the Ukrainian president, with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

As for The Trust, it will meet in Kiev and Warsaw with its Ukrainian counterparts, Dmitro Kuleba and Poland, Zbigniew Rau, to assure them of “united support for Ukrainian sovereignty” and to repeat the British warning to Moscow of the “serious economic consequences” of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

According to a statement issued by the British Foreign Secretary’s office in London on Thursday.

“I urge Russia to take the path of diplomacy, and we are ready for discussion,” the Trust said in a speech to be given in Kiev. “But we are very clear – if they decide to continue down the path of aggression, there will be consequences

It is disastrous and expensive to put Russia in a ‘rogue’ situation.”

On Saturday, Trust will go to the Munich Security Conference, where the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven countries are scheduled to hold a meeting on Saturday.

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