Russia-Ukraine War: Ukrainian President discusses defense assistance, sanctions with Joe Biden

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Kiev (Ukraine): Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday discussed sanctions, defense aid and an anti-war coalition with US President Joe Biden amid escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia.

Zelensky tweeted: “Strengthening sanctions, solid defense support and an anti-war coalition have just been discussed with @POTUS. Grateful for the strong support to Ukraine.”

The White House confirmed that the meeting lasted from 11:52 a.m. to 12:32 p.m. According to CNN, Zelensky, who is still in Kiev, gave a speech saying Ukraine was “alone in defending our country”.

Earlier, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dimitro Kuleba spoke with his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani to brief him on the latest developments in the Russian offensive against Ukraine. “Call Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani to brief him on the latest developments in the Russian offensive against Ukraine. I asked Bahrain as a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council to end hostilities with Russia and to negotiate. urged to commit.” Kuleba tweeted. (ANI)

First published:February 26, 2022, 12:55 am

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