Press Availability by Ambassador Baer at the 2016 OSCE Ministerial Council

The top issue on the Ministerial this year was, as it has been for the last three years, the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s role in violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. In fact, my delegation was listening carefully to the statements of all of the Heads of Delegation of the 57 OSCE ... Read More»

Keeping an International Eye on Ukraine

Keeping an International Eye on Ukraine Leaders should insist that Russian separatists in the east not obstruct cease-fire monitoring missions. Wall Street Journal August 16, 2016 Op-ed by Ambassador Daniel Baer For the third year in a row, August is proving a particularly deadly month in eastern Ukraine. Russian fighters, funds, weapons and equipment have kept the conflict ... Read More»

On Russia’s Ongoing Violations in Ukraine: Statement to the PC

The New Year offers the chance to intensify our efforts to implement Minsk and resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine. We welcome the extension of the Minsk agreements into 2016, but stress that the Russian Federation must implement its Minsk commitments, including honoring the ceasefire, granting unimpeded access to SMM monitors, facilitating agreement on election ... Read More»

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt and U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE Daniel Baer on Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections

Kyiv, October 26, 2014  Today we were privileged to observe Ukrainian democracy in action as the nation went to the polls for the second time this year, this time voting for a new Parliament. Over the course of several hours the Embassy visited ten polling places throughout Kyiv to see how this historic day was unfolding.  ... Read More»
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