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Transcript: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on "Face the Nation," April 17, 2022

The following is a transcript of an interview with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba that aired Sunday, April 17, 2022, on "Face the Nation." MARGARET BRENNAN: Now to the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba. Minister, welcome back to the program. Mariupol governor says the city has been wiped off the face of the earth. How long can Ukrainian forces resist Russian control of that city?
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SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon, everyone. Since Foreign Minister Kuleba and I were in Munich just a few days ago, Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine and its rejection of international law and diplomacy have accelerated. Yesterday, President Putin recognized the so-called “independence” of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, where...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba at a Joint Press Availability

FOREIGN MINISTER KULEBA: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. I will wait for Secretary Blinken to turn on. SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank you. FOREIGN MINISTER KULEBA: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. We just completed our negotiations with my colleague and friend, the Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, and it was our pleasure to greet him in Kyiv today.
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba

SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon, everyone. I am delighted to welcome Foreign Minister Kuleba here. Dmytro, it’s always wonderful to have you in the United States at the State Department. To you, to the entire Ukrainian delegation, including the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak, welcome to Washington, and welcome especially for the relaunch of the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership Commission.
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba Before Their Meeting

SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a real pleasure to have Foreign Minister Kuleba and his delegation here at the State Department. The minister and I have been working very closely together over the last six months since we’ve come to office, and in particular, we’re very much looking forward, President Biden’s very much looking forward to a meeting with President Zelenskyy at the end of the month. So we’re going to spend some time, I think, preparing for that meeting.
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba Before Their Meeting

FOREIGN MINISTER KULEBA: It’s great to have you here (inaudible). This is, I think, our fourth contact in a very short period of time, and I’m happy to welcome you here at this quintessential moment. I also take this opportunity to congratulate Madam Nuland with her appointment. I’ve been through many things on Maidan, but the only big moment I missed was your cookies. (Laughter.) But I will be looking forward, and my team will be looking forward, to working with you closely on a wide range of issues.
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba Before Their Meeting

SECRETARY BLINKEN: Well, good afternoon, everyone. I am very, very glad for this chance to meet with Foreign Minister Kuleba. We’ve – this is our first opportunity to meet in person. We’ve spoken on the phone on several occasions. In fact, President Biden has spoken with President Zelenskyy as well. And I just wanted to reiterate what I’ve said to the foreign minister, and even more importantly, President Biden said to President Zelenskyy, which is the United States stands firmly behind the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of Ukraine. And I’m here to reaffirm that with the foreign minister today.
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