U.S. Secretary Blinken Admits To Entering Ukraine Briefly

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - SEPTEMBER 14 : United States Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken attends a press conference at the Embassy of the United States of America in Baghdad, Iraq on September 14, 2016. (Photo by Pool / The Embassy of the United States of America in Baghdad/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The transcript of the interview released on the website of the US State Department on the 5th showed that US Secretary of State Blinken had entered Ukraine.

The transcript shows that Blinken was interviewed at a hotel in Poland.

A reporter asked: "An hour and a half ago, we heard that you met with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba." Blinken answered in the affirmative. "As far as I know, you are in Ukraine - correct me if I'm wrong - and you crossed the border," the reporter continued. To which Blinken replied, "That's right."