McConnell leads Senate delegation to satisfy with Zelenskyy in Ukraine

U.S. 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

U.S. 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 help of Ukraine by the US’ Congress, in addition to the American folks,” Zelenskyy stated in a Telegram publish that was translated by NBC Information.

Senators John Barrasso, John Cornyn, and Susan Collins had been among the many delegation, in keeping with 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 cross a $40 billion assist package deal that is already made its manner via the Home.

The U.S. has despatched a handful of presidency officers to the embattled nation up to now few weeks. Earlier this month, Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a U.S. congressional delegation to satisfy with Zelenskyy, adopted by first woman Jill Biden. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin, Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Victoria Spartz have additionally traveled to Ukraine.

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