White House: Biden wants to visit Kiev, but no plans currently

The White House said that U.S. President Joe Biden would like to visit Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, but that there are currently no plans.
Washington and Siya were accused of attempting to annex Donetsk and Lugansk as separatists.

The United States spoke on Monday of “highly credible” information that Russia planned to hold referendums in mid-May “in an attempt to annex the pro-Russian separatist republics of Donetsk and Lugansk in eastern Ukraine.

“According to the latest information, we believe Russia will try to include + the Donetsk People’s Republic + and + the Lugansk People’s Republic +,” U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Michael Carpenter told reporters in Washington, adding, “This information shows that Russia intends to bless referendums” in this direction “by mid-May.”

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