Ukrainian Security Council Secretary tells US senators about Ukraine’s action plan in response to Russian invasion

The Ukrainian delegation led by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov, as well as members of the US Senate, discussed the current situation in Ukraine and the world, paying special attention to the concentration of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border. The discussion took place during the Halifax International Security Forum….

From the American side, the meeting with the representatives of Ukraine was attended by a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and Chairman of the Subcommittee on European and Regional Security Cooperation Jeanne Shaheen, Co-Chair of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Jim Risch, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee Tim Kaine, member of the Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee Chris Coons, member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Joni Ernst and co-chair of the US Helsinki Commission Roger Wicker.

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“Our country will not allow the 2014 situation to repeat itself and will be able to give an adequate response to the aggressor,” Danilov assured US senators.

The Halifax International Security Forum is held annually in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is attended by more than 300 delegates from more than 70 countries….

…Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that Pentagon is monitoring Russian military activity near Ukraine.

Photograph: National Security and Defense Council