Kerry to travel to Geneva for multilateral meeting on Ukraine

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 06:45

ashington: US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva next week to attend a multilateral meeting as part of America`s efforts to mobilise support from international community to help Ukraine build a stable government.

"Kerry will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 17 to participate in a multilateral meeting among the United States, Ukraine, Russia, and the European Union to discuss the ongoing situation in and around Ukraine," State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said.

Kerry will continue efforts to muster support from international community to help Ukraine build a stable government, she said yesterday.
"The United States is committed to mobilising the international community in support of Ukraine, and helping the Ukrainian people build the stable, democratic and prosperous country," Psaki said.
Meanwhile, the US has slapped additional sanctions on companies and individuals assisting Russia in its alleged annexation of Crimea, and announced that it will provide a USD 1 billion loan guarantee to the Ukrainian government.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 06:45

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