Pompeo will ‘reaffirm US support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,’ the State Department said in a statement [File: Joshua Roberts/Reuters]
Kyiv, Ukraine – The timing of the top US diplomat’s visit to Ukraine that has already become President Donald Trump’s political graveyard, could not be more inauspicious.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to arrive in Kyiv on Thursday, one week after a reported tantrum over questions concerning Ukraine.
“Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?” he purportedly yelled at broadcaster Mary Louise Kelly of the National Public Radio (NPR) on January 24.
She claimed that he used “the F-word in that sentence and many others” and asked her to locate Ukraine on a world map.
Pompeo accused Kelly