Updated on September 1, 2021 at 10:38 pm
- US President Joe Biden has once again assured Ukraine that it will be able to defend itself from Russian attacks.
- He said this in a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Selenskyj at the White House.
us President Joe Biden Is Ukraine Again assured of support to be able to protect against Russian attacks. “The United States remains firmly committed to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression,” Biden said in a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House on Wednesday. “The partnership between our countries is getting stronger,” Biden said. Support Ukraine’s “Euro-Atlantic” efforts.
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Earlier, high-ranking White House officials said the government would have to continue implementing far-reaching reforms in view of Ukraine joining NATO. Ukraine is making progress in this area. At the same time, the US government wants to provide a new security package of 60 million US dollars (about 51 million euros) for Ukraine. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said America It was not decided who would become a member of NATO. But he supported the efforts of those wishing to meet NATO standards.
For more than seven years, Ukrainian government forces have been fighting against Moscow-backed separatists in areas in the east of the country. According to UN estimates, more than 13,000 people have died since then.
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Zelensky also addressed the topic of Nord Stream 2 ahead of a personal interview with Biden. The nearly complete Baltic Sea pipeline is to leave Ukraine to bring gas from Russia to Germany. Senior officials in Washington said ahead of the meeting that the US was working on several fronts to address Ukraine’s concerns.
They now want to start strategic energy and climate talks with Ukraine. This is an opportunity to continue working on topics such as energy security, economic relations or climate. The US also wanted to continue working with the German government on the pipeline. In July, the federal government and the US government announced a breakthrough in a year-long dispute over the pipeline. They issued a joint statement pledging to support Ukraine. (CDO/DPA)
Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks with the Taliban should be about putting people at risk, such as former Bundeswehr local forces, out of the country after the end of the airlift. They met Sebastian Kurz on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, among other things.
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