WASHINGTON, November 19 (Sputnik) — US Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will be in Ukraine later this week to join the US Vice President Joe Biden during his visit, the State Department said in a statement.
"November 20-23, Assistant Secretary Nuland will accompany Vice President Joe Biden on his visits to Kiev, Ukraine, and to Istanbul, Turkey," the statement issued Tuesday said.
Biden's visit to Ukraine is scheduled for November 21, where the US official will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Prior to his visit to Ukraine, Biden will travel to Morocco, then to Turkey. Nuland is also scheduled to go to Belgium and Latvia before arriving in Ukraine.