WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Philip Breedlove, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe, headlines a press briefing at the National Press Club on June 21 at 9:00 am, on providing more robust U.S. security assistance for Ukraine, including advanced defensive weapons, with the aim of deterring Kremlin aggression against Ukraine and allowing the people of Ukraine to defend themselves and our shared values.
General Breedlove will be joined by other members of a National Security Task Force of the Friends of Ukraine Network, who have authored a list of recommendations for U.S. military and security assistance for Ukraine.
Other task force members participating in the briefing include: Amb. Alexander Vershbow (former NATO Deputy Secretary General); Amb. John Herbst (Atlantic Council); Dr. Philip Karber (Potomac Foundation); Dr. Stephen Blank (American Foreign Policy Council); Glen Howard (Jamestown Foundation); Amb. Temuri Yakobashvili (former Ambassador of Georgia to the U.S.); Robert A. McConnell (McConnell & Associates); Nadia K. McConnell (U.S.-Ukraine Foundation).
The Friends of Ukraine Network is an initiative of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation.
Please note: The National Press Club, located at 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC, is a secure facility. All attendees/staff must have a valid QR code to pass through security gates at the entrance of the Club on the 13th floor. ALL GUESTS MUST HAVE A VALID CODE TO ENTER THE FACILITY. QR codes will be available at the entrance.
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SOURCE U.S.-Ukraine Foundation