U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
December 16, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Under Secretary David Hale met December 13 in Washington with Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Dmytro Kuleba. Under Secretary Hale underscored the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty in the face of ongoing Russian aggression. Under Secretary Hale and Deputy Prime Minister Kuleba also discussed next steps following the December 9 Normandy format summit and the importance of continued progress on the reform agenda in ensuring Ukraine’s success.