Contents tagged with Kuleba

  • Kyiv: Ukraine is working on its missile defense system

    Missile defense technologies, which in the future will be put into service in Ukraine, will not necessarily be American, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on the talk show "Freedom of Speech".

    During the discussion of the visit of President Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States of America, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister noted that Ukraine is currently working on the development of its air defense system.

    At the same time, Kuleba stressed that missile defense technology may not …

  • Washington promises to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, during a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, that Washington is ready to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine.

    "Anthony Blinken assured Dmytro Kuleba of the readiness of the new U.S. administration to develop strong economic and military support for Ukraine, including the provision of lethal weapons," reported the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on its website.

    In addition, Kuleba stressed the importance of involving the …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine will cut itself off from power grids of Russia and Belarus

    Ukraine is going to cut itself off from the power grids of Russia and Belarus, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmyrto Kuleba on air of TV channel "Ukraine 24".

    "Ukraine's goal is to join the EU's electricity supply system in 2023. This means that we should cut ourselves off from the Belarusian and Russian systems and fully integrate into the EU," Kuleba said.

    According to the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Kyiv continues to adhere to this strategy.

    "We are on this path. And for me as the …

  • Ukraine vows to prevent construction of water desalination plant in Crimea

    Ukraine will prevent the implementation of the project on desalination of water in Crimea, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on air of the TV channel Ukraine 24.

    "The illegal occupation authorities in Crimea stated that they are attracting a large international company to introduce desalination technologies. We started the work immediately and will definitely find it [this company], and we will prevent it from implementing this project," Kuleba said.

    Kuleba also said that in 2021 Kyiv …

  • Kyiv suspends all contacts with Belarus

    Kyiv has suspended all contacts with Minsk amid the political crisis in Belarus, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba .

    "Now, in fact, all the processes, all contacts with the Belarusian side have been paused. I can officially tell you. We are monitoring the situation. And only when we are convinced that these contacts will not bear any reputational, political or moral losses for Ukraine, these contacts will be restored," he said.

    According to him, Ukrainian President Volodymyr …

  • U.S. approves sale of Mark VI patrol boats to Ukraine

    The U.S. has approved the sale to Ukraine of up to 16 Mark VI patrol boats, reported Ukrainian Foreign Minister  Dmytro Kuleba .

    "The U.S. has approved the sale to Ukraine of up to 16 Mark VI patrol boats and accompanying equipment. This will increase the capabilities of the Navy of the Armed Forces, help to counter existing and potential threats in the Black and Azov Seas," the statement reads.

    Kuleba thanked the American partners for their support of Ukraine and said that this important …

  • Kremlin: hopes for a settlement on Donbas conflict are rapidly dissipating

    The parties to the conflict in the Donbass are not able to start a constructive open dialogue on the settlement of the situation., said Dmitry Kozak, deputy head of the Russian presidential administration, in an interview with TASS news agency.

    According to him, even before mid-March, Russia had "cautious hopes for a constructive open dialogue on all existing issues." "But in recent months, those hopes have been rapidly dissipating," he said.

    On May 13, Kozak urgently arrived in Berlin to …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine will not change education law at Hungary’s request

    Ukraine is not going to change the law on education at the request of Hungary, stated the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba on air of the TV program "Right to Power."

    "We reject any demands of our Hungarian partners for additional changes to the Education Act. We will not change the principles laid down in the Education Act to please anyone. We have one state language in our country," he said.

    The Foreign Minister also assured that the purpose of his trip to Budapest is to …

  • Ukraine calls for establishing security zone on both sides of Russian border in Donbas

    Ukraine calls for the creation of a security zone in the border areas with Russia with monitoring and verification by the OSCE. Kyiv also proposes to create a working subgroup in the Trilateral Contact Group on border issues, stated Ukraine's Deputy Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Igor Lossovsky during an online meeting of the OSCE Security Cooperation Forum, Ukrinform reports.

    According to him, the restoration of control over the border remains a key element …

  • Kyiv confirms Ukraine's readiness for acceptable compromises on Donbas

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba at the talks in Berlin confirmed Ukraine's readiness for broad compromises on Donbas provided that they do not cross the "red lines".

    According to Kuleba, Ukraine, with the mediation of Germany and France, continues to look for solutions that would lead to progress in the peace settlement in the Donbas, but would not lead to the crossing of the "red lines".

    "Ukraine is open to the search for the widest possible compromises, but will not go as far as …