Brink arrives in Odesa

Brink arrives in Odesa

US Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink has arrived in Odesa.

The US Embassy in Ukraine reported this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

“It's great to be back in Odesa, the pearl of the Black Sea - a city whose rich cultural heritage is matched by the strength and resolve of its people,” Brink wrote.

On social network X, the ambassador reported that she first met in Odesa with the head of the State Border Guard Service, Serhii Deineko, and the head of the Regional Maritime Security Department of the State Border Guard Service Administration, Oleh Kostur.

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“Almost 1850 ships have passed through the Black Sea corridor moving 52 mmt of cargo to feed the world & support Ukraine’s economy,” Brink wrote.

As reported, after the May 1 attack, when Russians attacked Odesa with three Iskander-M ballistic missiles, Ambassador Brink emphasized the importance of strengthening Ukraine's air defense.

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