A meeting between the presidents of Ukraine and the United States, Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Joe Biden, is scheduled for late July in Washington, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba. He clarified that this will be an official visit of Mr Zelensky to the United States.
“The date is being discussed at the end of July,” said Mr. Kuleba on the air of the Ukraine 24 TV channel (quoted by RIA Novosti).
The head of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said that a broad agenda is planned, and a large delegation from Ukraine will come to the United States. “We have already started it (visit.— “B”) to cook, we are already working on the key elements of the program. And most importantly, we are already working on key agreements, ”said Dmitry Kuleba.
US President Joe Biden will be ready to receive Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the end of his meeting with European leaders, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on June 7. He said that Mr. Biden had conducted telephone conversations with his Ukrainian counterpart just before the start of the briefing. Thus, Mr Zelenskiy’s visit should come after Joe Biden’s expected meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
You can read about how the conversation between Messrs Biden and Zelensky turned into a scandal in the publication of Kommersant, The American-Ukrainian Phrasebook.