Secretary Blinken’s Call with French Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.NewsThe US Department of State released the following statement:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian about the recent informal EU foreign ministers’ meeting, held in Brest, France, on January 13-14 as part of the French presidency of the Council of the EU.  Secretary Blinken reiterated the United States’ firm commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of continued Russian aggression and discussed U.S. resolve to respond swiftly and strongly to any further Russian invasion into Ukraine.  The two also discussed efforts to promote the democratic process in Libya.