‘Critically Important’ Moment (Video)

(TheIndependentStar.com) – In a new plea to the United States to help an embattled Ukraine fight back against Putin’s Russia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has stated that America’s help was “critically important” as he welcomed Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham in Kyiv.

See the video of Graham and Zelensky’s meeting below!

During a discussion on Monday with Graham, Zelensky emphasized the urgent need for the United States Congress to rapidly finalize a decision on a multi-billion-dollar military assistance package for Ukraine.

“It is critically important for us that the Congress soon completes all the necessary procedures and makes a final decision… which will strengthen the Ukrainian economy and our armed forces,” he said, according to a statement from his office on Graham’s visit, as cited by Insider Paper.

The proposal for a $60 billion military aid package for Ukraine is currently facing obstacles in the House of Representatives, controlled by the Republican Party.

The approval process has been stalled by Speaker Mike Johnson, who demands that any financial aid to Ukraine be contingent on increased measures to combat illegal immigration.

This impasse has had tangible effects on the ground in Ukraine, where military forces are experiencing a shortage of ammunition, complicating their efforts to counter Russian military advancements along the eastern front.

Senator Graham, after his meeting with Zelensky, shared insights into the critical juncture the conflict has reached and the complex considerations the United States faces in providing assistance.

“We are at a critical moment for the future of the armed conflict,” Graham told reporters.

“America wants to help but we have problems at home we need to start addressing — we have a broken border,” he stressed.

Graham said he support former President Donald Trump’s idea of providing military aid to Ukraine in the form of a zero-interest loan.

“This is going to be a new way of doing business. I think it will get more public support back home,” he said.

Graham also added Congress could approve the Ukraine aid “in the coming days, not weeks”.

In a related development, Germany’s Defense Minister Boris Pistorius, during a visit to Warsaw, announced intentions for Germany and Poland to collaborate closely in ramping up ammunition production for Ukraine.

“We have just discussed increasing production in Poland, Germany and other countries. We want to work jointly with industrial players. “Together we want to do everything… to ensure the maximum capacities necessary,” Pistorius remarked.

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