President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with US Senators Ronald Johnson and Christopher Murphy.
During the meeting, the Head of State noted the strong support for Ukraine by both chambers of the US Congress. He thanked the Senators from the Ukrainian Caucus for their personal contribution to the formation of this support.
“I want to thank our strategic partner – the United States – for the continued support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed.
The President also expressed gratitude to American lawmakers for their active position regarding the need to provide Ukraine with further assistance in the field of security. He is hopeful that the volume of this assistance will increase.
The Head of State also noted the consistent policy of US sanctions against Russia, drawing attention to the Russian “passportization” of Ukrainian citizens in Donbas and the need for an appropriate response.
The parties discussed cooperation in the field of energy security, in particular, the importance of diversifying energy supplies to Ukraine by arranging their delivery from the United States. The interlocutors positively noted the Memorandum signed between Ukraine, Poland and the United States on the supply of American liquefied gas.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the American side for its consistent opposition to the Nord Stream 2 project and expressed hope that the US Congress would decide on sanctions against the companies that took part in it.
The parties also discussed the implementation of reforms in Ukraine. Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted, in particular, the intention to continue active reforms in the security and defense sector of Ukraine according to NATO standards.