Prime US Senate Republican McConnell meets Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Mitch McConnell, the highest Republican within the US Senate, paid an unannounced go to to Kyiv on Saturday with different Republican senators and met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for talks.

McConnell is urgent Republican Senator Rand Paul to finish his opposition to a $40 billion assist package deal for Ukraine, which has overwhelming assist from each main events.

Zelenskyy hailed what he mentioned was a robust sign of bipartisan assist for Ukraine.

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“Thanks to your management in serving to us combat not just for our nation, but in addition for democratic values and freedoms. We actually admire it,” he mentioned in an announcement.

McConnell was accompanied by Susan Collins of Maine, John Barrasso of Wyoming and John Cornyn of Texas.

Dozens of overseas politicians and celebrities have visited Ukraine for the reason that Russian invasion in February to point out their assist. President Joe Biden’s spouse, school professor Jill Biden, made an unannounced journey to Kyiv final Sunday.

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