Zelensky stated situation in Donetsk and Kharkov directions by heavy

President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky called the situation in the Donetsk and Kharkov directions difficult.

“Glavkom Alexander Syrsky, reported on the situation in the regions of the hostilities. Donetinchina, Kharkovshchina, where it is now the hardest thing, but it is just in key places of battles, works with brigades in combat positions. It is too early to draw conclusions, but it is still early The situation is controlled, ”the head of state said in a video message on Tuesday.

According to the president, the situation is “quite tense”, but the Ukrainian troops strengthened directions, in particular Kharkov.

The President considers it necessary to accelerate the supply of the Ukrainian army.

“today was a meeting with the US Secretary of State [Antoni] Blinken. The conversation is primarily about our protection and, in particular, about the supply of American defense support. We need a noticeable acceleration of supply. Now in NATO there is a lot of time between the declaration of packages and the real The appearance of weapons on the front line, ”he said.

Zelensky emphasized that it is important to make the implementation of decisions and logistics more operational.

“Separately discussed the air defense systems that we need, in particular for Kharkov, for Kharkovshchina. If now we had already received two” Patriot “, for this of this region, this would give us another situation in the war as a whole”, – said the president.

“It is necessary to critically increase the potential of our air defense, our aviation, including expanding the coalition of fighters, accelerating training and deliveries to give protection from Russian terror. We know what real opportunities are clear political decisions,” – we need clear political decisions. ” Emphasized Zelensky.