Ukraine urges US to send more weapons and new sanctions against Russia

Militar ucraniano vigia vila de Katerynivka.

Ukrainian military guards Katerynivka village.| Photo: EFE/EPA/ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, asked the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, this Saturday (5), to send more weapons to the country and new sanctions against Russia.

05170525″I hope the Ukrainians can see a clear sign that our friends, literally, they support us”, said the chancellor, after meeting with the American, held on the border with Poland, according to the Polish news agency “PAP”.

05170525Kuleba described as “frustrating” NATO’s refusal to declare a no-fly zone over Ukraine, as requested by the president of the country, Volodymyr Zelensky. The chancellor also stated that he has not seen any progress in the negotiations established with Russia, although he considers that the dialogue should continue as of next Monday (7th).

The meeting between Kuleba and Blinken took place after the US Secretary of State’s visit to several border points between Ukraine and Poland. Earlier, the head of US diplomacy met, in the city of Rzeszow, with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, where the two agreed on a reinforcement of NATO’s eastern flank. Blinken also announced the US government’s donation of US$ 2,214 billion in humanitarian material. for refugees in the region.