04.10.14

Durbin Meets With Baltic and Polish Ambassadors To Discuss Ukraine and Russia

Washington, D.C. –Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) met with Lithuanian Ambassador ┼Żygimantas Pavilionis, Estonian Chargé Tanel Sepp, and Polish Ambassador Ryszard Schnepf to discuss the latest Russian-instigated unrest in eastern Ukraine. A photo of today’s meeting is available here.

“The Ambassadors expressed their concerns with the ongoing situation in Ukraine, and we agree that the Russian escalation of violence and lawlessness in eastern Ukraine must end.”

Last week, Durbin and McCain met with Russia’s Ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, to discuss Russian aggression in the Crimean region and both traveled to Ukraine last month.