US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with President Vladimir Zelensky during his surprise visit to Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.
While the Ukraine-Russia war continues, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin made a surprise visit to Ukraine’s capital, Kiev.
Austin: “The USA is with you”
Austin, accompanied by US European Command Commander General Christopher Cavoli, crossed into Ukraine via Poland. As part of his visit, Austin met with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.
“The message I bring to you today is that the United States is with you. We will continue to be with you for a long time,” Austin said in a statement.
Zelensky: “We count on your support”
Zelensky, on the other hand, stated that his visit to Austin was a “very important signal” for Ukraine and said, “We count on your support.”
Austin’s last visit, which last came to Ukraine in April 2022, comes at a time when concerns are growing that funds may never be allocated for Ukraine after the Republican-led US House of Representatives passed a bill that includes aid to Israel but not to Ukraine. happened.
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