Volodymyr Zelensky meets US lawmakers in Kyiv. Ukraine and Russia

Volodymyr Zelensky meets US lawmakers in Kyiv.  Ukraine and Russia

Kyiv, Ukraine(AFP) – Chairman of UkraineVolodymyr Zelensky, received a delegation of parliamentarians in Kyiv America According to a statement issued by the Ukrainian presidency on Saturday (14), led by Mitch McConnell, the head of the Republican minority in the US Senate.

“I look forward to US support for the new sanctions. Furthermore, we believe that Russia should be officially recognized as a state sponsoring terrorism,” Zelensky said during the meeting.

He also thanked America for its leadership in supporting UkraineNoting that Washington protects not only its country “but also democratic values ​​and liberties, the right of nations to freely choose their future”.

In a video speech, Zelensky said that “the visit once again reflects the strong bipartisan support for our state, the strength of the relationship between the American and Ukrainian peoples” and specified that “financial and military support” was discussed. Was Ukraine and “against sanctions Russia,

In addition to Mitch McConnell, the contingent included several veteran Republican senators. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a surprise visit to Kyiv in April, which was not disclosed until a day later.

The US Congress on Tuesday took the first step towards unlocking $40 billion for UkraineAn aid that still needs to be voted on by the Senate before it can be enacted by President Joe Biden.

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