May 31, 2023
Ukraine calls on US to impose more weapons and new sanctions on Russia

Ukraine calls on US to impose more weapons and new sanctions on Russia

Prime Minister UkraineDenise Schmidt met in Washington this Friday US Secretary of State Anthony BlingenTo whom he further asked for armed assistance from the United States Further sanctions against RussiaThey see them as a tool that “affects the invaders more.”

At the beginning of the meeting with Blingen, Schmidt made the revelation when he met with other members of the government led by Joe Biden to ask for help for his country in different areas. The Ukrainian prime minister has said his country “seriously” needs four things: weapons, sanctions against Russia, financial aid and opportunities in Europe.

Regarding weapons, he asked for more help To us A day after Biden announced another $ 800 million in military aid to the country. In addition, he stressed the need to remain consistent with sanctions, calling for more funding to meet humanitarian and social needs and to help Ukraine’s greater economic stability.

As he put it, “96% of Ukrainians” want to be part of the civilized world, not part of the Soviet Union or the Russian Empire. “

Blingen pledged that the United States would continue to support Ukraine and provide “the necessary military, economic and humanitarian assistance.” “We are working with our allies and allies to put significant pressure on Russia to end its occupation,” he said.

Prior to his meeting with Blinken, Denis Schmidt sought support from US government officials, including Transport Secretary Pete Boutique and US Agency for International Development (USAID) executive Samantha Power.

This week, he met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Biden and attended a meeting on the financial situation in Ukraine with IMF (International Monetary Fund) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank President David Malpas.

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