Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba

03/02/2022 11:08 AM EST

Office of the Spokesperson

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba to reiterate the United States’ commitment to providing security, financial, and humanitarian support as Ukraine faces increasingly brutal bombardment by Russian forces, including missile strikes on apartment buildings, hospitals, and a Holocaust memorial site.  The Secretary provided an update on U.S. and global efforts to hold Russia accountable for its war of choice and Belarus accountable for the facilitation of Russia’s combat operations.  He commended the bravery and determination of the Ukrainian people.