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US delegation, responsible for defense strategy, arrived in Ukraine

US delegation, responsible for defense strategy, arrived in Ukraine A delegation from the US, responsible for defense strategy, has arrived in Ukraine (photo:

Representatives of the Commission on National Defense Strategy of the US arrived in Ukraine on Wednesday, April 3, according to the press service of the Office of the President.

As reported by the department, during the meeting with the delegates, the mass air attacks by the Russian Federation on Ukraine's energy and civilian infrastructure using missiles, Shahed-drones, and UAVs were discussed.

In particular, the Ukrainian side emphasized that Ukraine primarily needs to strengthen its air defense and increase the number of artillery, and long-range weapons. Therefore, the decision of the House of Representatives of Congress to assist Ukraine is extremely important.

"It is very important that our nations are together. Your visit is another signal of powerful support from the US," said the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak.

Consideration of aid to Ukraine in Congress

Since last fall, the US Congress has been unable to agree on President Joe Biden's request for new funding for assistance to Ukraine.

This year, the US Senate approved a bill providing for the allocation of around $60 billion in funding for assistance to Ukraine. The document was sent to the House of Representatives, but it has not yet been brought up for consideration there.

Speaker Johnson opposed the Senate bill, stating that he wanted the document to include strict measures to protect American borders from migrants.

Recently, Zelenskyy said in an interview with The Washington Post that without American assistance, Ukraine will have to retreat on the front lines. Before this, the Ukrainian president had a phone conversation with the Speaker of the House of Representatives.