Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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Three senior U.S. security officials held a video phone with a team of their Ukrainian counterparts to focus on navy assist to Kyiv, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s main of staff members reported on Saturday.
“We discussed the further more provision of essential help to our country, in particular cars, weapons and ammunition,” Andriy Yermak wrote on Telegram.
Yermak explained he, Ukraine’s Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov, best typical Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, and a number of other senior commanders and officials experienced attended the assembly.
U.S. Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin, best army commander Mark Milley, and the White Property national safety adviser Jake Sullivan represented the other facet.
Yermak did not give details of specific requests to the U.S. facet.
The meeting took place as Kyiv seeks to acquire ample provides of arms from its Western backers, of which the U.S. has been the most significant, to mount a counter-offensive and check out to get again territory captured by Moscow previous year.
Yermak added that Zelenskyy experienced joined the conference at the close to give his sights on the liberation of Ukrainian territories occupied by Russia considering that its invasion almost 13 months in the past.
“We briefed our allies in detail about the present problem at the entrance, combat operations in the most difficult places, as nicely as the urgent requirements of the Ukrainian army,” Yermak said.
Ukrainian forces ongoing on Friday to endure Russian assaults on the ruined city of Bakhmut, the focal point for eight months of Russian tries to progress through the industrial Donetsk area in eastern Ukraine bordering Russia.