New U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink has received a Ukrainian visa.

“It is a great pleasure to issue a visa and meet with my colleague, new U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink. Ukraine has always had the best leaders of the American diplomatic mission who were not only highly professional diplomats but also wonderful people and examples of public service. And this time is no exception!” Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oksana Markarova posted on Facebook, Vigilant reports.

She expressed hope for active joint work “at a crucial time in our struggle for independence and democracy.”

As reported, on May 19, U.S. Senate unanimously approved veteran diplomat Bridget Brink on to be the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine.

Until recently, Brink served as the U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia. On April 25, President Joe Biden nominated her for the post of the head of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.