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State Department: US is still thinking about sending troops to guard the embassy in Kyiv


US Department of State Representative Ned Price. File photoWASHINGTON, May 24. The US has not yet made a decision on the possibility of sending US troops to Kyiv to guard its embassy, ​​State Department spokesman Ned Price said Tuesday. “We have not yet made any decisions regarding a possible return US military personnel to Ukraine in order to protect our complex of embassy buildings,” Price said during a regular briefing. He added that the issue of ensuring security measures for the American diplomatic mission in Ukraine is now under discussion. Last week, after a three-month break, the US authorities resumed work of their embassies in Kyiv. Following this, the US Department of Defense announced that it was ready to discuss with the State Department the issue of strengthening the security of the American diplomatic mission in Ukraine. In February, against the backdrop of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, the US temporarily moved the embassy from Kyiv to Lviv. Kyiv

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