US reopens embassy in kyiv after three-month closure


USA reopened its embassy in Kyiv after a three-month closure due to the Russian invasion of UkraineHe said Department of State.

“The Ukrainian people, with our security assistance, have defended their homeland against the inconceivable invasion of Russia and, as a result, the stars and stripes are once again fluttering over the embassy,” Secretary of State Mr. Anthony Blinkenalluding to the American flag.

“We proudly stand with the government and people of Ukraine, and continue to support them as they defend their country from the Kremlin’s brutal war of aggression,” he added.

The Department of State closed the embassy in kyiv on February 14, 10 days before Russian troops crossed the border in a long-anticipated effort to topple the Ukrainian government and install a Moscow-friendly one.

The diplomats of USA they continued to offer their services from the city of Lviv in western Ukraine, sometimes staying overnight in neighboring Poland for security reasons.

The return to kyiv came weeks after Ukrainian forces defeated Russian efforts to seize control of northern Kiev. Ukraine and the capital, and that the war was centered in the east and south of the country.

“By taking this crucial step, we are putting in place additional measures to increase the safety of our colleagues who are returning to Kyiv and are enhancing our security measures and protocols,” Blinken said.



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