Administrator Samantha Power Call with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova

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For Immediate Release

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Office of Press Relations
press@usaid.gov

Today, Administrator Power spoke with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova to express the U.S. Government’s solidarity with Ukraine and to reaffirm its steadfast support for Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Administrator Power shared the U.S. Government’s deep concern about Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine and emphasized USAID’s humanitarian response effort is moving forward in close coordination with the Government of Ukraine and our European partners. The two also spoke about USAID’s work in partnership with Ukrainians to fight the spread of disinformation. Finally, Administrator Power acknowledged the bravery and perseverance the Ukrainian people have shown in their fight for freedom and pledged that USAID will continue to stand with Ukraine in its fight for sovereignty, democracy, and self-determination.

Last updated: December 06, 2022

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