16.01.17 09:35

US Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Ukraine

US Vice President Joe Biden landed at Boryspil airport.

Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

Biden was greeted by an official delegation with a traditional bread called korovai, a symbol of hospitality.

At 7:30 a.m., Jan. 16, Biden was to meet with Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman.

Read more: Biden's trip to Ukraine to underscore U.S. support, - White House

At 8:45 a.m., a meeting with President Petro Poroshenko was scheduled at the Presidential Administration.

Originally, Biden planned to visit Ukraine on Jan. 15. Later, the Cabinet of Ministers reported that the vice president's visit had been postponed until the next day. According to the White House, the visit includes bilateral meetings with President Petro Poroshenko. Biden's trip to Ukraine will underscore U.S. support and his personal involvement in backing Ukraine's independence, democratic development, prosperity and security.
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