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Readout of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Laura Cooper's Participation in a Multinational Roundtable on Ukraine

Jan. 19, 2022

Department of Defense Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Anton T. Semelroth provided the following readout:

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia, Laura Cooper participated in a virtual meeting of NATO colleagues from Canada, Lithuania, Poland, and the United Kingdom today to discuss the security situation in Ukraine.

They discussed Russia’s concerning military buildup on Ukraine’s borders and mutually reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. The leaders committed to continuing their close coordination.