PoliticsPresident of Ukraine to meet with senators at the US Capitol

    President of Ukraine to meet with senators at the US Capitol

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will meet with senators at the US Capitol on Thursday. This was revealed to NBC News by a Senate leadership aide.

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell They will organize a meeting between all senators and Zelensky on Thursday at 10 a.m. ETaccording to the assistant.

    The exact location of the meeting is yet to be determined.

    Zelensky will travel to the United States to attend the annual UN General Assembly on Tuesday and Wednesday in New York. Then yesHe will travel to Washington to meet with President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said last week.

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    His trip occurs when the administration Biden is calling on Congress to authorize $13.1 billion more in military funding for Ukraine.

    Biden last met with Zelensky in July at the NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania.

    “I hope we have finally resolved the idea of ​​whether Ukraine is welcome or not in NATO. It will happen. We are moving, you are all moving in the right direction. I think it’s just a matter of surviving the next few months here,” Biden said in remarks before their bilateral meeting.

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Kiev this month and met with Zelenskyy and senior Ukrainian officials to “demonstrate the United States’ unwavering commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, and democracy, especially in the face of Russian aggression,” a State Department spokesperson said.

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    While Blinken visited kyiv, andThe State Department announced additional US aid to the country, including $100 million in foreign military financing$90.5 million in humanitarian assistance for demining and $300 million to support law enforcement efforts in liberated regions.

    Zelensky last spoke at a joint meeting of Congress in December last year, calling for continued support as Republicans prepared to take control of the House, where aid to Ukraine was expected to come under increased scrutiny and opposition.

    “Your money is not charity. It is an investment in global security and democracy that we manage in the most responsible way. Let the world see that America is here,” she told US lawmakers.

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    “Your decisions can save millions of people,” he added.

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    Source: La Opinion

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