House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a small Congressional delegation to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv.
“We are visiting you to say thanks in your combat for freedom,” Pelosi mentioned in a video posted by Zelenskyy’s workplace on Telegram early Sunday. “Your combat is a combat for everybody, and so our dedication is to be there for you till the combat is completed.”
Pelosi is now the highest-ranking American chief to go to Ukraine because the begin of the war. The present of assist comes as Western army help more and more flows into Ukraine in an effort to help the nation’s defensive combat in opposition to Russia’s jap offensive and doubtlessly weaken Moscow for the long run.
But whereas Washington and its allies seem emboldened by Ukrainian forces’ staunch protection, in locations like Mariupol the state of affairs stays dire. A small group of girls and youngsters had been lastly evacuated from the metal plant that’s the final stronghold within the besieged and bombed-out port metropolis on Saturday, however many extra stay trapped.
Video exhibits Congressional delegation assembly with Zelenskyy in Kyiv
Pelosi says Kyiv go to despatched ‘resounding message’ of U.S. assist, delegation will preserve touring in Poland
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s workplace has confirmed she led a Congressional delegation to Kyiv to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The go to was “to ship an unmistakable and resounding message to your complete world: America stands firmly with Ukraine,” Pelosi’s workplace mentioned in an announcement early Sunday. It is the primary official Congressional delegation to have visited Ukraine since Russia invaded.
“Our delegation will now proceed our travels in Poland, the place we’ll meet with President Andrzej Duda and senior officers,” the assertion mentioned.
Pelosi visits Kyiv, meets with Zelenskyy
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a small Congressional delegation to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv, in accordance to video posted by Zelenskyy’s workplace on Sunday.
“We are visiting you to say thanks in your combat for freedom,” Pelosi says within the video, which was posted to the Telegram messaging app early Sunday. “Your combat is a combat for everybody, and so our dedication is to be there for you till the combat is completed.”
Zelenskyy mentioned he was “very grateful for this highly effective sign of assist.”
Those with Pelosi on the journey, which was not beforehand introduced, included Reps. Jason Crow, Jim McGovern and Adam Schiff.