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Ukrainian President and Prime Minister meet with US Senator, discuss assistance to Ukraine

Ukrainian President and Prime Minister meet with US Senator, discuss assistance to Ukraine Photo: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal held separate meetings with American Senator Lindsey Graham, according to the US Embassy in Ukraine and Shmyhal on Telegram.

Zelenskyy-Graham meeting

According to the embassy, Senator Graham and the Chargé d'Affaires of the United States in Ukraine Robert Nield "held an important meeting" with President Zelenskyy, during which they discussed the situation on the battlefield and the role of American assistance in Ukraine's struggle against Russia.

The diplomatic mission emphasized that time is of the essence in providing assistance to Ukraine.

Shmyhal-Graham meeting

In turn, Shmyhal stated that he was assured of the steadfast support from the United States during the meeting with Graham. The parties discussed the urgent needs of the economy and the front line.

The Prime Minister noted that Ukraine's partners clearly understand that our country needs more support and weapons.

"The key issue remains the confiscation of frozen Russian assets. We must accelerate the development of the necessary mechanism. Russian assets will become a significant resource for strengthening our state," emphasized Shmyhal.

According to him, the meeting also discussed US assistance in implementing reforms. He invited American companies to invest in Ukraine and implement projects here.

Graham's visit

It is worth noting that today, March 18, it became known that Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, arrived in Kyiv for a visit.

Graham is known for his active support of our country, having repeatedly called for recognizing Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism or proposing that Russian military personnel eliminate dictator Vladimir Putin.