Monday, March 4, 2024

Biden invited Zelensky to Washington after the opposition blocked new aid to kyiv

The American president, Joe Biden, invited his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, to the White House for a meeting next Tuesday and to underline. “the unwavering commitment” of his Government to Kyiv.

“As Russia escalates missile and drone attacks on Ukraine, leaders will discuss Ukraine’s urgent needs and the importance of continued US support at this critical time House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement.

At the meeting, which will take place when the funds approved by the United States for Ukraine are about to run out, the Biden Government will show its intention to “support the people of Ukraine. in his defense of the brutal invasion of Russia”, he pointed out.

On December 6, the republicans blocked the United States Senate’s approval of a budget project that was close to 105 billion dollars which includes goods to support Ukraine and Israel.

In exchange for their votes, the conservative bank demanded to tighten US immigration laws especially the asylum system, and elimination of many humanitarian permits for migrants.

However, the White House warned on Monday that At the end of the year, the Government had no money to support Ukraine and would be left without resources to acquire more weapons and equipment for Kyiv.

With less than a week before the United States Congress goes on Christmas break, Zelensky’s visit is key to pressuring Congress on the need to act quickly. TTodate, The United States has provided $111 billion in funding to support Ukraine.

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