A clear signal of support
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dimitro Kuleba has hailed U.S. President Joe Biden’s visit to Kiev as «a clear signal» of the partners’ support and the importance of allying against Russia to ensure Ukrainian victory. SOURCE: EUROPA PRESS
A historic journey
In a publication on his official account on the social network Facebook, the head of Ukrainian diplomacy has stressed that Biden’s trip to Kiev can be considered as «historic», as well as «a victory of the Ukrainian people».
At this point, Kuleba took the opportunity to inform about future trips to Brussels, for a trilateral meeting between Ukraine, the European Union and NATO; to The Hague, also to discuss Ukraine’s accession to the EU; and finally to New York, where he will participate in sessions of the UN General Assembly and the UN Security Council.
The Minister of Defense thanks him for his visit
Earlier, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksei Reznikov had also remarked that Biden’s visit was an «unequivocal signal» for the union of all partners and allies against Russia, Ukrinform Ukrainian news agency reported.
Launches a message of belief in victory
Speaking to the press, Reznikov stressed that Biden’s images of the Ukrainian capital send a message that stresses the importance of «believing in the victory of Ukraine» and «doing everything for it», and not just «letting the Ukrainians endure and survive».
Joe Biden arrived in the country by surprise
President Biden arrived in Kiev on Monday to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodimir Zelenski, in a surprise visit that had been speculated about after it was confirmed that he would go to Poland on the eve of the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Biden has announced another aid package
There Biden announced another $500 million in additional aid, a new package that includes long-range weapons and even other weaponry that «has not been supplied before».
He has advanced future sanctions
At the same time, he has advanced future new sanctions against elites and companies that aid «Russia’s war machine.»
United States supports Ukraine
To date, the United States has sent more than $30 billion worth of military and financial support to Ukraine, while pressing its NATO partners to step up weaponry shipments, including much sought-after Leopard 2 tanks.