In Washington Visit, Zelensky Tries to Shore Up Critical Support

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine is making his second wartime visit to Washington on Thursday, meeting with President Biden and lawmakers as he tries to preserve his country’s most critical source of funding and weapons.

Mr. Biden will be looking to get a “battlefield perspective” on the war from Mr. Zelensky, said John F. Kirby, a White House spokesman. The Ukrainian president, who was in New York this week rallying support at the U.N. General Assembly, arrived at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday morning for meetings with members of Congress....

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