The American leader wanted to know his Ukrainian colleague’s personal assessment of the situation at the front.
US President Joe Biden is seeking to hear from Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky the latter’s personal opinion on the offensive by the Ukrainian Armed Forces. White House spokesman John Kirby announced this at a briefing in New York, Ukrinform reported on Tuesday, September 19.
The American official noted that Biden hopes to meet with Zelensky to hear about the offensive and the development of the Defense Forces.
“A kind of his (Zelensky – ed.) own assessment of what the situation on the battlefield looks like. When the United States says that it will stay in Ukraine as long as necessary, the Ukrainians must understand that the support will continue, ” he emphasized.
According to him, the meeting between the leaders of Ukraine and the United States will take place at a “critical time.”
Zelensky will also visit the US Congress as American lawmakers also want to hear from Zelensky about progress on the battlefield, Kirby added.
As we have already written, the offensive of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has been ongoing since the beginning of June. During this time, we were able to free up more than 240 square meters. km of territory in Zaporozhye and Donetsk regions.
The US Defense Intelligence Agency has assessed the possibility of the Ukrainian army breaking through the Russian defense lines by the end of this year.
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