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Montevideo, November 28th 2022 - 08:37 UTC

Tag: Melinda Simmons

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 07:45 UTC

    UK ambassador to Ukraine back in Kyiv, “absolutely the right place to be”

    Ambassador Melinda Simmons return comes after Moscow threatened a “proportional response” against UK for backing Ukrainian strikes behind Russian lines

    The UK's ambassador to Ukraine has said she feels “comfortable” returning to Kyiv despite Russian threats against diplomats in the capital. Melinda Simmons arrived in the city late on Friday, following the announcement last month that Britain would be reopening its embassy there in a show of support for Ukraine's fight against Russia's invasion.

  • Saturday, April 23rd 2022 - 13:42 UTC

    UK reopens embassy in Ukrainian capital next week

    The British embassy premises are currently being made secure before staff return, starting with the UK Ambassador Melinda Simmons

    The UK government will re-open the British embassy in Ukraine’s capital city, Kyiv next week. The embassy was forced to temporarily close due to Russia’s full-scale and illegal invasion. A contingent of British staff remained in western Ukraine to provide humanitarian and other support.