Senator Chuck Schumer: Zelensky recognized risk of Kyiv’s defeat without US funding

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during a meeting with American senators in Lviv emphasized that the country would be defeated in conflict with Russia if the assistance from the United States does not resume.

About this, the leader of the democratic majority in the upper house of Congress, Chuck Schumer wrote on the social network x.

“Zelensky informed me and the members of our delegation that Ukraine would lose this war with the serious consequences for the entire Ukrainian people, as well as the United States, without this vital help,” he wrote.

Schumer called on the House of Representatives of Congress and its speaker Mike Johnson to immediately approve the previously developed and adopted bill, which involves the allocation of more than $ 60 billion to help Ukraine.

The office of the President of Ukraine confirmed the meeting with the delegation of American senators, led by the leader of the democratic majority of Chuck Schumer in Lviv.

“This is a serious message from the USA, from the American people. It shows that you support us. Americans are on the side of truth, and we share common values. I thank you for helping us to maintain democracy not only in Ukraine, Since the struggle for democracy and freedom should be conducted all over the world, ”said Vladimir Zelensky at a meeting.

The President thanked the Congress, the Democratic and Republican Party, the US President and the American people for providing Ukraine with defense, financial and economic assistance.

“Over the past two years, we have always felt that the United States support us,” Zelensky said.

The head of state called for further increasing defense assistance to achieve strategic goals on the front line. The President emphasized that the priority remains the acquisition of additional air defense systems and various types of UAVs, as well as strengthening the long -range capabilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the effective protection of the civilian population and critical infrastructure.