The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba about the Kremlin’s horrific strikes against Ukraine today, including waves of missiles that hit the streets of several Ukrainian cities during rush hour. The Secretary commended Ukraine for not allowing President Putin to break Ukraine’s spirit and reaffirmed U.S. resolve to support Ukraine. He noted that the United States will continue to provide vital economic, humanitarian, and security assistance so Ukraine can defend itself and take care of its people. The Secretary reaffirmed the steadfast support of the United States for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

He also extended his deepest sympathies to the Foreign Minister for the people of Ukraine who have lost loved ones today. The United States stands with Ukraine.

U.S. Department of State

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