Biden: US will continue to support Ukraine and its people

Biden: US will continue to support Ukraine and its people

 Biden: US will continue to support Ukraine and its people

President Joe Biden (file photo)   Biden: US will continue to support Ukraine and its people

The head of the White House and the President of Ukraine spoke by phone

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Thursday that Russia should agree to the creation demilitarized zone around the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, which Russia seized in March.

“Russia should agree to a demilitarized zone around the plant and agree to allow the International Atomic Energy Agency to visit as soon as possible to check the safety and reliability of the system,” – Jean-Pierre said.

She told reporters that earlier Thursday, President Joe Biden, in a conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, reaffirmed Ukraine's support in the fight against Russian aggression.

signaled that the United States will continue to stand with Ukraine and its people in their fight to defend their sovereignty,” Biden tweeted.

Zelenskiy said speaking with B Aden on Thursday was “beautiful” and thanked the head of the White House for his support.

“We discussed Ukraine's next steps on our path to defeating the aggressor and the (importance of) holding Russia accountable for war crimes,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy tweeted.