Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defence Rustem Umerov

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Attributed to Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder:

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke by phone today with Ukrainian Minister of Defence Rustem Umerov to discuss the latest on the situation on the ground and the upcoming virtual Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting on January 23. Secretary Austin reiterated that the United States and our coalition of some 50 Allies and partners remain committed to supporting Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression.

The two leaders pledged to remain in close contact.

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