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PRESS RELEASE : President of Ukraine met with the Speaker of the US House of Representatives

The press release issued by the President of Ukraine on 1 May 2022.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress Nancy Pelosi, who is on a visit to Ukraine.

The President thanked the Speaker for her visit.

“I am grateful to you for this signal of strong support from the United States, the people and the Congress — bicameral and bipartisan support. I, as the President, our team and the people of Ukraine highly appreciate this signal. This shows that the United States today is a leader in strong support for Ukraine during the war against the aggression of the Russian Federation,” he said.

The President thanked the United States and Nancy Pelosi personally for the efforts to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our country.

“The signals that the United States and President Biden are giving today are very important. These are recent strong steps in defense and financial support for Ukraine, as well as decisions on Lend-Lease – we are grateful for that,” said Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

He stressed the importance of the address by President of the United States of America Joseph Biden to the Congress to provide Ukraine with financial assistance in the amount of USD 33 billion.

For her part, the Speaker of the House of Representatives conveyed greetings from the Congress and the people of the United States to the President of Ukraine. Nancy Pelosi noted that today Ukraine is heroically fighting for freedom, and the United States is ready to help our country until this struggle is over. According to her, Ukraine is the frontier of freedom.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy awarded the Order of Princess Olga to Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi for her significant personal contribution to strengthening Ukrainian-American interstate cooperation and supporting sovereign, independent and democratic Ukraine.