US Secretary of State Blinken arrived in Kiev

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has arrived in the Ukrainian capital, according to various media reports.

This reported among others The Kyiv Independent citing Suspilne News, which refers to sources in the office of President Volodymyr Zelensky. The U.S. Secretary of State’s visit took place on the same day that Ukraine repelled a Russian attack on Kiev. ZN.UA, a Ukrainian news agency, citing diplomatic sources, reported as early as yesterday (Tuesday) that Blinken was expected to arrive in Kiev on September 6. This is Blinken’s third visit to Ukraine since Russian forces invaded the country. He previously visited the Ukrainian capital in April 2022 and September 2022.

G20 Meeting in New Delhi

Meanwhile, the U.S. has once again stressed the importance of the G20 summit. In New Delhi, consultations among the leaders of the group of major economies will bring together “all the major economies to solve global problems,” said U.S. President Joe Biden’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. Russia’s war of aggression on Ukraine will also figure prominently at the meeting in India, but the G20 summit will be held without China’s leader Xi Jinping as well as Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is wanted on an international arrest warrant. This reported

Image: U.S. Secretary of Defense, 221206-D-TT977-0131 (52547991638), CC BY 2.0, via. Wikimedia Commons (image size modified)

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