KYIV: The US President Joe Biden on Monday went to Ukraine in a surprise visit to Kyiv, where he met with his counterpart President Zelensky and promised to increase arms supplies for Ukraine and unflagging support ahead of the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of the country.
As the US president Biden reached Kyiv, the air raid sirens rang out across the whole of capital. He also met with the Ukrainian President Zelensky on what is the US president’s first visit to the country since Russian troops invaded on February 24, 2022.
The Ukrainian President Zelensky and his US counter-part Biden also walked over and jointly laid a wreath at the Wall of Rememberance for the fallen heroes of the Ukraine-Russian war. At that occasion, the two presidents started down in silince for a few minutes and the military salute was also played.
During his visit to Ukraine the US president Biden promised increased arms deliveries for Ukrainian forces and vowed Washington’s “unflagging commitment” in defending Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
The US president during his visit to Ukraine made announcement and said that “I will announce another delivery of critical equipment, including artillery ammunition, anti-armor systems, and air surveillance radars to help protect the Ukrainian people from aerial bombardments,” he was quoted as saying in a White House statement.