U.S. reopens embassy in Kyiv after closing it for three months

U.S. reopens embassy in Kyiv after closing it for three months

 

 

The U.S. reopened its embassy in Kyiv after closing it for three months before and during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

 

“When we suspended operations at the embassy, we made the point clear: while we would relocate U.S. embassy personnel for their safety and security, this would in no way prevent our engagement with and support for; the Ukrainian people, government and civil society as well as our allies and partners,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrote in a statement.

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As it raised the American flag over the compound; the U.S. became the latest Western country to resume diplomatic operations in Kyiv.

 

Blinken said the U.S. enhanced security measures; protocols at the embassy ahead of the reopening and return of American diplomats.

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