Dmytro Kuleba

No Biden-Putin Meeting Planned, Blinken Cancels Meeting with Lavrov

The White House is not planning a summit between the presidents of the United States and Russia, said Joe Biden's spokeswoman Jen Psaki. She explained this by the escalation of the crisis between Moscow and Kyiv.

"President Biden is open to diplomacy, but the moment Putin is preparing to invade a sovereign state is not suitable for top-level talks," Saki said.

Ukraine has Called for a UN Security Council

Ukraine insists on convening a meeting of the UN Security Council after Russia recognized the self-proclaimed republics of DPR and LPR, the country's Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba said on Twitter.

Україна вимагає скликати засідання Ради Безпеки ООН у зв'язку із протиправними діями Російської Федерації. Відповідне звернення вже передано в Радбез.

Ukraine sent an open message to Russia: "Pull back"

"If Russian officials are serious when they say they don't want a new war, Russia must continue diplomatic engagement and pull back military forces it amassed along Ukraine's borders and in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine", Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Twitter.
"Diplomacy is the only responsible way," Kuleba added.

Blinken warns immediately upon arrival: Possible attack

Blinken immediately warned that Russia could carry out the attack "in a very short time".
"As you all know, in the last few months we have been engaged in an intensive focus on Ukraine due to the significant accumulation of Russian forces we saw near the Ukrainian border," Blinken said in a conversation with Ukrainian diplomats at the US Embassy in Kiev, Reuters reports.