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 British Foreign Secretary Johnson may visit Ukraine Sept. 14, - Klimkin

Newly appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson is expected to pay a visit in Ukraine in mid-September.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin made an announcement regarding the visit after the informal meeting of Foreign Ministers of the OSCE participating states in Potsdam, Germany, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"I very much expect Johnson to arrive in Ukraine Sept. 14," Klimkin said after talks with his British counterpart on the sidelines of the meeting. According to Klimkin, several more foreign diplomats will visit Ukraine in the near future.

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Commenting on the results of the Potsdam meeting, he called it "helpful indeed in terms of the very frank and coherent conversation."

In his speech, Klimkin raised not only the issue of the OSCE reform and settlement of the conflict in the Donbas, but also the problem of political prisoners and hostages. "The USSR returns in its worst kind and the OSCE must do something," he stressed.

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According to Klimkin, the discussions at the level of Foreign Ministers will continue in Bratislava, where the host of the meeting Miroslav Lajčák has invited everyone to continue intense debate.

 
 
 
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