Zelensky: Russian invaders can only delay the time when they will have to leave our territory

Zelensky: Russian invaders can only delay the time when they will have to leave our territory

Russian troops continue to make every effort to talk about at least some victories, but this will not help Russia in the war against Ukraine.

The relevant statement was made by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his video address, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“In the south and east of our country, the occupiers continue to do everything to have a reason to talk about at least some victories. They are accumulating forces, driving new battalion tactical groups to our land. They are even trying to start the so-called mobilization in the occupied regions of Ukraine,” Zelensky told.

In his words, none of these steps will help Russia in the war against Ukraine. They can only delay the inevitable, i.e. the time when the invaders will have to leave Ukraine’s territory.

Meanwhile, the President of Ukraine is doing his best in the international arena to ensure that the world provides support for Ukraine. On April 21, 2022, Zelensky addressed the Parliament and the people of Portugal. This was the 26th address by the President of Ukraine to the parliaments of partner states. After that Zelensky addressed the participants of the special spring session of the World Bank. During the day, the President of Ukraine also met with the Prime Ministers of Spain and Denmark.

“I can say that each of these speeches really gives us additional support. Brings the decision to provide assistance to Ukraine, including defensive one, closer. And most importantly, each of these addresses helps establish a direct emotional connection between what we are experiencing in Ukraine and what the political class is experiencing in the partner countries,” Zelensky noted.

According to the President of Ukraine, the United States has announced a new package of support worth $800 million for Ukraine.

“We are grateful for that. This package contains very powerful defense tools for our military. In particular, it is artillery, shells, drones. This is what we expected. I am grateful to the partners for their help and call for further acceleration of the supply of weapons to Ukraine so that we can bring peace closer,” Zelensky added.

A reminder that, on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin initiated a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, starting a war. Russian troops are shelling and destroying the key infrastructure facilities, launching missile and air strikes on Ukrainian cities and villages, torturing and murdering civilians.


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