US Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) arrive for a gathering with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, as Russia’s assault on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine Could 14, 2022.
Ukrainian Presidential Press Service | Reuters
US Senate Republican Chief Mitch McConnell led a Senate delegation to satisfy with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv on Saturday.
The assembly was “a strong sign of the two-party assist of Ukraine by the US’ Congress, in addition to the American folks,” Zelenskyy stated in a Telegram put up that was translated by NBC Information.
Senators John Barrasso, John Cornyn, and Susan Collins have been among the many delegation, in response to a video posted on social media. It is unclear if the group remains to be in Ukraine.
Andrii Yermak, head of the president’s workplace, stated the Senators mentioned further sanctions on Russia and Ukraine’s hopes that the Senate will go a $40 billion support bundle that is already made its manner by way of the Home.
The US has despatched a handful of presidency officers to the embattled nation prior to now few weeks. Earlier this month, Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a US congressional delegation to satisfy with Zelenskyy, adopted by first girl Jill Biden. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin, Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Victoria Spartz have additionally traveled to Ukraine.