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Zelenskyy announces meeting with Biden and new president heads Argentina: Weekend brief

Zelenskyy announces meeting with Biden and new president heads Argentina: Weekend brief Photo: Collage by RBC-Ukraine

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has planned a trip to the United States. There, he will meet with U.S. President Joe Biden. Meanwhile, Argentina has inaugurated a new president.

More details on what happened over the weekend can be found in the material from RBC-Ukraine.

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Zelenskyy to travel to USA on working visit on December 11

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will travel to the United States on Monday, December 11. There, he will meet with U.S. President Joe Biden, according to a post from the Office of the President.

Zelenskyy will focus on ensuring the unity of the United States, Europe, and the world around supporting Ukraine in defense against Russian aggression and strengthening the international order based on rules and respect for the sovereignty of each nation.

Friend to Ukraine: Javier Milei takes oath as President of Argentina

Libertarian economist Javier Milei became president of Argentina, reports Buenos Aires Herald.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in the inauguration of Javier Milea in Buenos Aires and congratulated the new president.

Zelenskyy meets with presidents to discuss peace formula

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a series of important meetings in Buenos Aires. The main topics during the talks were cooperation and the "peace formula," according to Zelenskyy's statement and the president's website.

While in Argentina, Zelenskyy held important meetings with the presidents of Paraguay, Uruguay, and Ecuador.

Orban's allies hold closed-door meeting with Republicans to stop aid to Ukraine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's allies will hold a closed-door meeting with Republicans in Washington to seek an end to U.S. military support for Ukraine, reveals The Guardian.

The meeting will occur against the backdrop of intense debate in Washington over Ukraine's future. Last week, the White House warned that without congressional action, money to buy weapons and equipment for Kyiv would run out by the end of the year. On Wednesday, Senate Republicans blocked an emergency spending bill to fund the war in Ukraine.

Israeli Prime Minister interrupts government meeting for talks with Putin

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today, on December 10, had a phone conversation with the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. For this, the Prime Minister interrupted the government meeting, reports the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

The agency reported Putin and Netanyahu spoke for about 50 minutes.

Guyana and Venezuela on verge of war: Possible outcome of conflict

A major war between Venezuela and Guyana over the Esequiba area is unlikely, as the main struggle is for the adjacent oil fields. China's interests are also evident in the region, and Ukraine is unlikely to be affected by the current conflict in South America.

Iliya Kusa, an analyst at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, told RBC-Ukraine how the conflict between Venezuela and Guyana may develop, what major world players will play, and what it means for Ukraine.

U.S., Japan, and South Korea to enhance cooperation amid increasing threat from North Korea

The United States, South Korea, and Japan have launched new trilateral initiatives to counter threats emanating from North Korea, according to Reuters.

National security advisers from the three countries met in Seoul at a time when North Korea announced its intention to launch more spy satellites into orbit.

Sullivan stated that the countries continue to advocate for peace, stability, and freedom of navigation in the East and South China Seas.