Washington considers it expedient to introduce additional international monitoring of the situation at sea amid the conflict of Russia against Ukraine.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Coordinator, Ambassador Toni Frisch during a meeting with Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denisova promised to ask the ICRC’s representatives to visit Ukrainian political prisoner Pavlo Hryb and help provide him with medical care.
Ukraine expects assistance from the European Commission due to the situation in the Azov Sea, in particular, regarding financial losses caused by the loss of cargo flows in Ukrainian ports, Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan has said.
Gernot Pfandler, who previously headed the Austrian Embassy in Kosovo, was appointed Austria's new ambassador to Ukraine.
The United States will support any candidate for the President of Ukraine, who will be democratically elected by the Ukrainian people.
The United States will continue to work closely with France and Germany in order to achieve the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements, primarily by the Russian side.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman held the first meeting of the Strategic Government Committee formed in January of this year.
If the presidential election in Ukraine were held today, presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko would win through to the second round, according to a survey conducted by the Socis Social and Marketing Research Center, the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) and the Razumkov Center on January 16-29, 2019.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Sergiy Kyslytsya received copies of credentials presented by newly appointed Ambassador of Japan to Ukraine Takashi Kurai.
Ukrainian consul was not allowed to visit political prisoner Pavlo Hryb.
On February 1, the Seventh Meeting of the Ukrainian-Turkish Joint Strategic Planning Group will be held in Odesa under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Eleven assassination attempts on the President of Ukraine were prevented last year.
The European Union once again demands that Russia release Ukrainian sailors captured on November 25, 2018.
The UN Secretary-General has not received any communication from the OSCE Chairperson's Special Representative to the Trilateral Contact Group, Martin Sajdik, on a new peace plan for Donbas.