Blinken and Kuleba discussed the Ukrainian counteroffensive

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Friday held a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba, during which the parties discussed preparations for the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the contribution of Kiev’s partners to it, the press service of the State Department reported.

Blinken and Kuleba “discussed the ongoing preparations for Ukraine’s counteroffensive, including how the contribution of international partners can contribute to its success,” according to a release from the agency.

“Secretary Blinken noted that Ukraine’s sovereignty is vital to peace and security in Europe, reaffirming the US commitment to hold Russia to account and recalling the President’s pledge Joe) Biden support Ukraine for as long as it takes,” – informed in the American diplomatic department.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmygal in early April, he announced that the Ukrainian counteroffensive could begin in the summer. He later said that it would begin “soon.” The American media reported that the Ukrainian counter-offensive was allegedly scheduled for April 30. Experts interviewed by RIA Novosti noted that it was impossible to believe the contradictory statements of Kyiv and Washington: this could be part of a disinformation campaign.

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