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    Pentagon Doesn't Have 'Anything to Announce' on Mattis' Likely Visit to Ukraine

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    The US Department of Defense announced on Sunday that it cannot comment on the claims that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis may visit Ukraine in the coming months.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Pentagon has no comments regarding a possibility of US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' visit to Ukraine, a spokesperson for the US Defense Department told Sputnik.

    "We don't have anything to announce," the spokesperson said Sunday.

    Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday that he expected the visit of Mattis to Ukraine within two or three months.

    On July 20, Ukrainian leader had left for his state visit to the United States and held his first official meeting with US President Donald Trump.


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