Biden Assures Zelensky He Will ‘Stand Up Firmly’ for Ukraine’s Sovereignty During Putin MeetingEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

President Joe Biden assured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday that he will “stand up firmly” for Ukraine’s sovereignty during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16. Biden in a phone call with Zelensky on Monday afternoon affirmed the United States’ “unwavering commitment” to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of ongoing Russian aggression in Donbas and Crimea, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement. National security advisor Jake Sullivan meanwhile told reporters that Biden told Zelensky “he looks forward to welcoming him to the White House … this summer after he returns from Europe.” It comes days after Zelensky said that he’s “disappointed” by Biden’s decision to lift sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, stating the shift in U.S. policy has essentially provided Russia with “bullets” in doing so. “We were very surprised,” Zelensky told Axios of the Biden …Read More

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