Zelensky’s summit with Biden postponed to Sep 1 – Voice of America

Zelensky’s summit with Biden postponed to Sep 1 – Voice of America

According to preliminary reports, the summit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and U.S. President Joe Biden has been postponed to September 1.

The White House has confirmed the information to Voice of America’s Ukrainian service, Ukrinform reports.

It should be recalled that the summit of the two presidents was set to take place on August 31.

As reported earlier, Volodymyr Zelensky late August will arrive in the U.S. at the invitation of his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden.

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Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and Head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak visited Washington on August 4-5 in preparation for the visit.

Last week, Kuleba said the summit, which had initially been scheduled for August 30, was postponed to August 31.

Then, President Zelensky’s press secretary Serhiy Nikiforov explained the postponement with the need to expand the format of talks and set up a face-to-face between the two leaders.


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