Attorney General Merrick Garland made an unannounced visit to the Ukraine on Wednesday where he met with the nation’s top prosecutor to discuss Russian war crimes.
Garland sat down Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova ‘to discuss U.S. and international efforts to help Ukraine identify, apprehend, and prosecute those individuals involved in war crimes and other atrocities in Ukraine,’ the Justice Department said in a statement.
Garland made the stop as part of a previously scheduled trip to Paris and Warsaw.
‘I’m here to express the unwavering support to the United States for the people of Ukraine, in the midst of the unprovoked and unjust Russian invasion,’ he told reporters upon his arrival.
‘I’m here to continue our discussions between myself and the prosecutor general about…
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