US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Kyiv where he is expected to announce a new aid package worth more than $1 billion (€930 million).
Reuters news agency quoted a senior State Department official as saying Blinken’s visit to Ukraine would last two days, making it his first overnight trip since Russia invaded in February. 2022.
He previously visited Ukraine in April 2022 – with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin – and September 2022.
There was no mention of the trip from his department, and it comes as Ukraine’s Parliament is set to approve the appointment of a new defense minister.
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