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Top US adviser to attend Saudi talks in bid to attract support for Ukraine plan

By Julian Borger

31 Jul 2023 · 2 min read

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  1. U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan is expected to attend a meeting in Saudi Arabia where Ukraine and its allies will try to persuade countries from the global south to support Kyiv’s proposals for ending the war against Russia.

Jake Sullivan, the US national security adviser, is expected to attend a meeting in Saudi Arabia this weekend at which Ukraine and its allies will try to persuade countries from the global south to back Kyiv’s proposals for ending the war.

According to officials involved in planning for the meeting, it is primarily aimed at drawing neutral countries such as Brazil and India off the fence in their approach to the Russian invasion.

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