The U.S. Secretary of State and the head of the Pentagon earlier during their visit to Kyiv announced the gradual resumption of the American diplomatic presence in Ukraine.

The U.S. President Joe Biden positively assessed the visit of Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Pentagon Chief Lloyd Austin to Ukraine.

Biden, speaking about this trip in an interview with reporters on Monday, noted that it “went well.” He added that he had not yet discussed the visit with Blinken and Austin. “I’ll do it right now. I spoke with them before and during the journey,” the American leader said.

The visit of Blinken and Austin was announced by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Saturday. On Sunday, the adviser to the head of his office, Alexey Arestovych, said that Blinken and Austin had arrived in Kyiv. At the same time, this information was not confirmed in Washington for security reasons.

The Secretary of State and the head of the Pentagon on Sunday during a visit to Kyiv announced the gradual resumption of the American diplomatic presence in Ukraine. By now, Austin and Blinken have already left Kyiv.