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Vealeadaimar selenski kiyevil met with US lawmakers | Ukraine and Russia

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Kiev, Ukraine(AFP) – President of UkraineVolodymyr Selensky received a delegation of parliamentarians from Kiev USA The Ukrainian presidency, led by Mitch McConnell, head of the Republican minority in the U.S. Senate, said in a statement on Saturday.

“I look forward to the U.S. support for the new sanctions, and we believe that Russia It should be officially recognized as a government that sponsors terrorism, ”Selensky told the gathering.

He also thanked the US leadership for its support UkraineWashington not only defends its country but also focuses on “democratic values ​​and freedoms and the right of nations to freely choose their future.”

In a video speech, he stated that “the visit once again demonstrates the strong bilateral support for our state and the strength of the relationship between the American and Ukrainian peoples,” adding that “economic and military support” was discussed. Ukraine And “sanctions Russia“.

In addition to Mitch McConnell, the entourage includes a number of experienced Republican senators. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unexpected visit to Kiev in April, which was not revealed until a day later.

The U.S. Congress on Tuesday took the first step towards unlocking $ 40 billion for this UkraineThe Senate must vote before President Joe Biden can legislate.

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