The Ukrainian president, Volodímir Zelenski, He visited the northeastern front and inspected Western tanks and armor, coinciding with the preparation in the US of a new aid package whose announcement is expected soon and with which he tries to send the message to Russia that military assistance to Kiev will not cease.
Ukraine tries to make light of the fact that the US Congress He excluded new aid to that country in the interim budget he adopted on Saturday to keep the Government operational for 45 days, stating that the level of support from Washington has not weakened. The President’s Administration Joe Biden had asked for another 24 billion dollars.
“The question is whether what happened in Congress last week is an isolated or systemic issue,” said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba.
The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, Oksana Markarovastressed today in an interview with the Ukrinform agency that assistance to Ukraine still has the support of both Republicans and Democrats in both chambers.
He stressed that, although it is regrettable that there cannot be new aid for a month and a half, the most important thing is that it is in the 2024 general budget, which is already being negotiated with the parties looking towards next year’s presidential elections.