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To shatter enemy like Berlin Wall: Zelenskyy in U.S. sets goal for 2024

To shatter enemy like Berlin Wall: Zelenskyy in U.S. sets goal for 2024 President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Daria Shekina

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy outlined Ukraine's goals for the next year, 2024, according to the President's speech at the National Defense University in Washington.

"People like Putin should not even hope to conquer freedom. And we can show our children and grandchildren what really confidence is, as was shown to us... to us, when in Berlin, big words were spoken: 'Tear down this wall,' " he states.

Zelenskyy has emphasized that what is needed now is no less determination than what President Ronald Reagan showed back then.

"I believe this is a common goal that the security established after 1989 is fully restored and preserved that freedom and then proved that when its borders expand in one country, freedom for all people expands; and that next year, in 2024, the aggression of the current enemy of the free world begins to collapse just like that wall. And we can make it real," he adds.

Zelenskyy has stated that it is crucial for politics not even to attempt to betray soldiers because, like weapons, they are needed for their protection, and freedom always requires unity.

Zelenskyy's visit to the U.S.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrived on December 11 on a working visit to the United States. In Washington, he is scheduled to meet with President Joe Biden.

Additionally, Zelenskyy will hold a meeting with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva.

More details about the president's trip to the U.S. can be found in the material by RBC-Ukraine.