Washington calls Ukraine's offensive against Russian-occupied territories “quick and stunning.”
The White House is cautiously optimistic about Ukraine's recent gains in Russian-held* territory.
This is according to CNN.
So, according to the coordinator of strategic communications of the US National Security Council, John Kirby. Ukraine's successes were “rapid and stunning.”
there is a certain momentum, especially there, in the northeast of the country, in the Donbass,” the White House spokesman said.
At the same time, according to Kirby, the United States is in favor of a diplomatic solution to the war in Ukraine, but the president rf vladimir putin does not want this.
“Putin has shown no desire to end this war against the Ukrainian people, as we saw in his retaliatory strikes and in Kharkiv over the weekend. So I don't think the time has come,” Kirby said.
He also expressed the view that the question of whether the time has come for a diplomatic settlement of the Russian war against Ukraine will be decided by President Volodymyr Zelensky.< /p>
“U.S. President Joe Biden is clearly in full support of a diplomatic end to this war, an end we would like to see today if possible. But I don't know if that's possible today,” added Kirby.