Special Representative Volker To Travel to Belarus, Lithuania, and Ukraine

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 18, 2017


United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker will travel to Minsk, Belarus, where he will meet with a representative of the Russian government to discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations on August 21.

He will then travel to Vilnius, Lithuania, to meet with senior government officials to discuss the way forward in Ukraine.

On August 23, he will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, where he will join Secretary of Defense James Mattis in meetings with senior Ukrainian government officials to discuss next steps in diplomatic negotiations to restore Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.