Klimkin begins visit to Washington with laying flowers to Shevchenko monument

12:38, 07 March 2017
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Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin has begun his visit to Washington, D.C., with laying flowers to the monument of Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko, according to the ministry's press service.

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Klimkin paid tribute to the Great Kobzar on the eve of his 203rd birthday anniversary, the press service said.

Read alsoKlimkin to meet Tillerson in Washington D.C. March 7On March 6, Klimkin met with experts from leading think tanks in Washington, D.C. These meetings will precede formal talks at the U.S. Department of State and the White House, scheduled for March 7, 2017.

On March 7, Klimkin will participate as a witness before the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations in a hearing on "Russian Policies & Intentions Toward Specific European Countries."

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