Washington DC [US]June 26 (ANI): US President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday to discuss recent events in Russia, the White House said.
The two leaders also discussed the ongoing counteroffensive in Ukraine, and President Biden reiterated the unwavering support of the United States, which includes continued security, financial and humanitarian assistance.
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“President Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky today to discuss support for Ukraine’s defense against Russian aggression. They discussed Ukraine’s ongoing counteroffensive, and President Biden reiterated the unwavering support of the United States, including through continued Security, economic and humanitarian assistance. Leaders also discussed recent events in Russia,” said a White House readout of President Joe Biden’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Earlier on Saturday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said everyone who chooses an evil path would “destroy” themselves, in a sharp dig at Moscow hours after Wagner’s group launched an insurrection against Russian military installations.
Zelensky tweeted: “Everyone who chooses the path of evil destroys himself. Who sends troops to destroy life in another country, but cannot stop them from fleeing and betraying against the resistance of life. Who conducts war with missiles Intimidating, when they were shot down, humiliating himself to accept Shahed drones. He defied the people and threw hundreds of thousands of people into war in order to finally block himself in the Moscow region from those he himself armed “.
Ukraine’s president accused Russia of using “propaganda” to “cover up its weaknesses” and said the attack organized by Wagner had exposed Russia’s “comprehensive weaknesses”.
“For a long time, Russia used propaganda to cover up its weakness and the stupidity of its government. And now, there is so much confusion that no amount of lies can cover it up. And it’s all about one man, and by 1917 he was, again and again It’s scary, even though there’s nothing he can do about it,” he said.
On Sunday, however, the Wagnerian mercenary chief decided to halt his march on Moscow after the Belarusian president said he was negotiating an agreement with Yevgeny Prigozhin to “de-escalate tensions”.
The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted: “Tonight at 9 o’clock, the presidents of the two countries spoke on the phone again. Belarusian President Lukashenko informed the Russian President of the results of the negotiations with the Wagner Group leaders. President Putin thanked President Putin for what he did work.”
Wagnerian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin announced in a telegram on Saturday morning that his men had crossed the border from Ukraine into southern Russia and were preparing to confront Russian forces “all the way,” TASS news agency reported.
He said he and his men would eliminate anyone who stood in their way. “But we will destroy anyone who stands in our way,” he added. “We are moving forward and will stay the course.”
However, as soon as the armed rebellion ended, Russia also announced the withdrawal of the charges against Wagner chief Prigozhin. (Arnie)
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