December 3, 2022

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi makes a surprise visit to Kyiv |  Globalism

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi makes a surprise visit to Kyiv | Globalism

Speaker of the House of Representatives weNancy Pelosi, I met with the President UkraineAnd Volodymyr Zelenskyduring a surprise visit to Kyiv announced Sunday (1).

“thanks for the we To help protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our state,” Zelensky tweeted in a message that includes a video clip showing him, along with armed guards, while greeting Pelosi and a congressional delegation at the entrance to the presidency in Kyiv, and then at a meeting with the Americans.

“The government of we He is a leader in strong support for Ukraine “In the fight against Russian aggression,” the Ukrainian president added.

In a statement, the US delegation, which will also travel to southeastern Poland and Warsaw, said the visit to Kyiv aims to “send an unmistakable and powerful message to the world: we they are with Ukraine“.

Members of Congress in Washington stressed that “additional US support is on the way.” They also stated that they would “transform President (Joe) Biden’s strong request for funding into a legislative package.”

Zelensky celebrated his “very important signs” we And Biden, including the program Ukrainesimilar to the one created during World War II, to supply allied nations with war materials without direct intervention in the conflict.

“These are recent and important steps forward in military and financial support for Ukraine (…) We are grateful for that,” said Zelensky.

During their visit, the two announced the gradual return of Washington’s diplomatic presence in Kyiv and additional direct and indirect aid in excess of $700 million.