WASHINGTON – Congressional Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Andy Harris (R-Md.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), heralded the allocation of a $150 million package for the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, which will be used to help Ukraine better defend itself against Russian aggression.
ByThe U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs |
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs released the following letter on June 1. The letter, addressed to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, was signed by Chairman Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.), Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and 19 other members of the committee.
On June 14, the leaders of NATO Allies will meet in Brussels to discuss the challenges facing the Alliance, including, first and foremost, Russia’s escalation of aggression.
In recent months, Russia has substantially escalated attacks on the front lines in eastern Ukraine and has engaged in significant Russian troop buildup and materiel movement into Russia-occupied Crimea and the eastern and northern Russia-Ukraine border regions.
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) issued the following joint statement on June 2 following a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and other Ukrainian government officials.
WASHINGTON – As President Joseph Biden prepares for the upcoming G-7 and NATO summits with U.S. allies and European partners, as well as a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) penned a letter to Mr. Biden outlining the concerns of the Ukrainian American community.
The following letter was issued by Ukrainian Americans for Biden on May 20. It was sent to U.S. President Joe Biden and signed by members of the organization’s steering committee. Copies of the letter were also sent to individuals listed at the conclusion of the letter.
The Congressional Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Andy Harris (R-Md.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), released the following statement on May 20 in response to President Joe Biden’s decision to waive sanctions on Nord Stream 2 AG and its CEO, Matthias Warnig.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement on May 19 after Congress received a mandatory report from the State Department regarding entities involved in sanctionable activity by the builders of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Citing U.S. national security interests, the Biden administration announced it would waive mandatory sanctions on the company Nord Stream 2 AG and its CEO Matthias Warnig.
On May 13, the Congressional Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Andy Harris (R-Md.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), sent the following letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing deep concern with the state of energy security in Ukraine and Central and Eastern Europe. In the letter, the members called on the Department of State to increase efforts to bolster energy resilience by fully sanctioning Nord Stream 2 as mandated by PEESCA as amended and consistent with Congressional intent, increase diplomatic action to counter the purging of Naftogaz leadership, and strengthen efforts to fulfill the U.S. pledge to invest $300 million of U.S. financing into the Three Seas Fund.
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), together with the multi-million strong Ukrainian diaspora, joins Crimean Tatars around the world in commemorating the anniversary of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar population from Crimea and remembering the many victims of this genocide committed by the Soviet Union.