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US Special Representative Kurt Volker rules in Ukraine

Summary of Disinformation

In addition to the 4 oligarchs in Ukraine, there is also a fifth – US Special Representative Kurt Volker, who does what he wants, and who actually rules the country.

Disproof

On 7 July 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appointed Ambassador Kurt Volker as the special representative for Ukraine. He took the responsibility for advancing US. efforts to achieve the objectives set out in the Minsk agreements, Kurt Volker has no other responsibilities.

In his video message at the Kyiv Security Forum, Kurt Volker said: “We welcome the Ukrainian people to successfully conduct the first round of presidential elections.  We wish you success in holding the second round of presidential elections, as well as parliamentary elections in the fall."  He also added that the United States does not support any of the presidential candidates in Ukraine, but advocates respect for the principles.

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Reported in: Issue 145
Date: 13.04.2019
Language: Russian
Country: United States, Ukraine
Keywords: Ukraine, Kurt Volker, War in Ukraine
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Polnyi kontakt @ Vesti FM time: 15:16
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