The US Vice President, kamala harriswill travel from March 9 to 11 to Poland and Romania to demonstrate the “support” from the United States to the eastern flank of NATO, in the face of the Russian invasion of Ukrainereported this Friday his office.
In a statement, her spokeswoman Sabrina Singh explained that Harris will visit Warsaw and Bucharest, where she will meet with “Polish and Romanian leaders” to address “the response to the premeditated and unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine”.
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Singh claimed that “The visit will demonstrate the strength and unity of the NATO and the support of United States to the allies on the eastern flank”, where Washington has deployed more soldiers in recent weeks.
With the Polish and Romanian authorities, he will address “Support for the people of Ukraine” through security, economic and humanitarian assistance, as well as “severe economic consequences” that Western countries have agreed to for Moscow.
Harris will also discuss mechanisms for United States can support neighboring countries Ukraine in welcoming refugees fleeing war.
According to the UN, more than 1.2 million people have abandoned Ukraine since the invasion ordered last week by Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the vast majority have sought refuge in neighboring countries.
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, thanked his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, this Friday in a telephone call for his “hospitality” towards the refugees who have come to Poland fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Meanwhile, the Secretary of State for United StatesAntony Blinken, has embarked on a tour of Belgium, Poland, Moldova, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia in the context of the Ukrainian crisis.
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