Cancelled: Dec. 12 Event with Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt

Due to ongoing developments in Ukraine, Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt has postponed his DC travel and will remain in Kyiv. Accordingly, tomorrow’s public event “US Response to Ukraine’s S.O.S.” has been cancelled.

The Atlantic Council will continue to follow events as they unfold in Ukraine, and is planning future programming.

Amb. Pyatt has been working with Assistant Secretary Nuland in Kyiv to help diffuse tensions. Nuland met with Ukrainian President Yanukovych earlier today and spoke to media following the meeting. Her remarks are below.

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Image: U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland offers food to police as she and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt, second right, walk through Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Photo: State Dept / Dec 11, 2013