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Former CIA Director will Participate in Special Event at Ukraine's Kyiv Security Forum

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General David Petraeus / Illustrative photo credit: Robert D. Ward, U.S. Department of Defense
General David Petraeus / Illustrative photo credit: Robert D. Ward, U.S. Department of Defense

A number of American economists and other speakers will join the event dedicated to the ongoing war in Ukraine and the country's post-war recovery

"On September 5, the Kyiv Security Forum will hold a special event with the participation of General David Petraeus, Commander of the U.S. Central Command in 2008-10, Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in 2011-12," reads the announcement on the Forum's official website.

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Tomorrow's special event is called "Spotlight: The Front and Ukraine’s Recovery," it is organized by the Arseniy Yatsenyuk Foundation "Open Ukraine." It starts at 15:00 local time or 12:00 AM UTC. Live broadcast in English will be available on Open Ukraine's YouTube channel.

Gen. David Petraeus arrives in Ukraine not for the first time. Earlier this year, American University Kyiv hosted him as a speaker. The retired military officer has also given multiple interviews and expert opinions on the russo-Ukrainian war to Ukrainian and international media.

Apart from Petraeus, the following speakers will take the stage:

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