A delegation of former US ambassadors and high-level officials, who remain key figures in the American foreign policy establishment, are traveling to Ukraine to reiterate that support for Ukraine remains strong in the United States despite the US impeachment process. The delegation will speak about US-Ukrainian relations in an off-the-record roundtable with representatives from the Ukrainian government and heads of political parties. Following the roundtable, the delegation will speak on-the-record at a press conference. Please note that journalists are permitted to shoot the first 10 minutes of the roundtable without audio for B-roll.
Ambassador April H. Foley, Former US Ambassador to Hungary; Chair of the Board, Hungary Initiatives Foundation
Ambassador Daniel Fried, Former US Ambassador to Poland; Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council
Ambassador John Herbst, Former US Ambassador to Ukraine; Director, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council
Ambassador Steven Pifer, Former US Ambassador to Ukraine; Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Institution; William J. Perry Fellow, Stanford University
Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Distinguished Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
Dr. Celeste Wallander, President & CEO, US-Russia Foundation
February 10, 2020
Opportunities for B-roll: 14:00-14:10
Press conference: 16:00-16:30
InterContinental Kyiv, Zoloti Vorota Room, 2A Velyka Zhytomyrska St., Kyiv, Ukraine
The US-Ukrainian relationship has come under scrutiny after Ukraine became the epicenter of the presidential impeachment inquiry in the United States.
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