Biden apologizes to Zelensky over delay in passing Ukraine aid package

U.S. President Joe Biden

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# 07 June 2024 15:42 (UTC +04:00)

US President Joe Biden has apologized to his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky for the delay earlier this year in passing a new military aid package, which was held up by Republican opposition in Congress, APA reports cutung CNN.

Biden made the apology while announcing a new aid package for Ukraine in a bilateral meeting with Zelensky on Friday.

“You know, you haven't bowed down, you haven't yielded at all, you continue to fight in a way that is just remarkable, is just remarkable—and we’re not going to walk away from you,” Biden told the Ukrainian president.

Biden took the opportunity to tout Friday's funding announcement, as well as the additional funding surged to Ukraine since he signed the supplemental in April.

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