Press Release

NOTE TO CORRESPONDENTS: UN Secretary-General visits Ukraine

07 March 2023

The Secretary-General has just arrived in Poland on his way to Ukraine.

On Wednesday morning he will meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv to discuss the continuation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative in all its aspects, as well as other pertinent issues.

This is the Secretary-General’s third visit to Ukraine in the last year.

Mr. Guterres will be back in United Nations headquarters in New York on Thursday afternoon.


Stephane Dujarric

Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Warsaw, Poland

7 March 2023


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