U.S. – Romanian Cooperation to Counter Russia’s Threat to Global Food Security (Op-Ed)

Op-Ed by U.S. Ambassador to Romania Kathleen Kavalec September 18, 2023 Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine has shattered peace in Europe, claimed thousands of lives and cut off critical food supplies from Ukraine to the world. To its great credit, Romania, working with the United States, Moldova, and the EU, has responded to Russia’s attacks ... Read More»

Second High-Level Meeting to Bolster Ukrainian Grain Exports and Global Food Security

September 15, 2023, Constanța The United States joined representatives from Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, and the European Union for a second high-level meeting in Constanta, Romania to accelerate Ukrainian grain exports and address the global challenge of food insecurity caused by Russia’s decision to withdraw from the Black Sea Grain Initiative (BSGI) and attack global food ... Read More»

Ukraine’s Six Months of Resistance, Resilience, and Resolve

Op-ed by Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz Ukraine, a country under attack by Russia since 2014, has now withstood half a year of massive bombings, sieges of cities, and atrocities against its people. Ukraine is fighting to defend not only its democracy, but its very survival as an independent country. August 24th marks the 31st anniversary ... Read More»

All Eyes on Ukraine: Our Promise on Russian Accountability

Op-ed by Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and unjust war on Ukraine has unleashed horrific violence and caused immense death and destruction. The world has witnessed the horrors of this war in the images from Ukrainian towns like Bucha, Irpin, and Hostomel, and in Ukrainian towns and cities still held or ... Read More»

Our Strength is our Unity: Putin Chose War— We Remain United with Ukraine

Op-Ed by Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz March 3, 2022 It is a defining moment for Europe, for freedom, and for all peace-loving nations and peoples. Through his criminal assault on the people and sovereignty of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has also brutalized the principles that undergird global peace and democracy. But Ukrainians are known for their ... Read More»

Information on Entering Romania via Land Border

Last Updated: February 25, 2022 IMPORTANT NOTE: The U.S. Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Romania remains unchanged, and is currently Level 4 “Do not travel due to COVID-19” CURRENT EVENTS IN UKRAINE The security situation in Ukraine continues to be unpredictable.  Conditions may deteriorate with little notice.  U.S. citizens in Ukraine seeking assistance should complete  this online form , so we may better communicate ... Read More»

Readout of President Biden’s Call with Transatlantic Leaders

President Joseph R. Biden spoke today with Transatlantic leaders about the likelihood of further Russian aggression against Ukraine. Together they expressed deep concern over Russia’s continued build-up of forces, reiterated their strong support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and discussed the importance of further economic assistance to Ukraine. They pledged to continue pursuing diplomacy ... Read More»

Op-Ed by Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz

Diplomacy over War; Truth over Lies The world is watching Russia’s pattern of unprovoked aggression toward Ukraine. Russia’s actions are a threat not only to Ukraine, but to Europe and to the international rules-based order. Our aims are simple. We stand with our allies and partners to support European cohesion, strengthen our transatlantic relationship, and ... Read More»

Crimea is Ukraine

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State February 27 will mark the sixth anniversary of Russia’s attempted annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, and the United States reaffirms: Crimea is Ukraine. As underscored in our July 2018 Crimea Declaration, the United States does not and will not ever recognize Russia’s claims of sovereignty over the peninsula. We ... Read More»

United Nations Security Council Briefing on Ukraine

Ambassador Nikki Haley U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Under-Secretary-General Feltman, Under-Secretary-General O’Brien, and Ambassador Apakan for your useful and comprehensive briefings today. This is my first appearance in this chamber as the Permanent Representative of the United States. ... Read More»
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