The US Speaker of the House of Representatives paid a surprise visit to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday evening. The opportunity to reaffirm the support of the United States for kyiv.
“Your fight is a fight for the whole world.” Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives in the United States, met Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday evening during a visit to kyiv, the latter announced on Twitter this Sunday morning.
During this visit, Nancy Pelosi notably reaffirmed the “commitment” of the United States alongside Ukraine, and this “until the end of the war”.
“We are visiting you to say ‘thank you for your fight for freedom’. Your fight is everyone’s fight. We pledge to be by your side until the war is over”, sees her- we promise in a video posted on the Twitter account of Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Thank you for helping to protect the sovereignty of our State”
For his part, after welcoming her and a delegation from the American Congress, the Ukrainian president thanked the official for the support given to his country since the beginning of the fighting.
“The United States is a leader in strong support for Ukraine in the fight against Russian aggression. Thank you for helping to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our state!” he said. tweeted this Sunday morning.
A Ukrainian award for Nancy Pelosi
According to Drew Hammill, the spokesperson for Nancy Pelosi, who spoke this Sunday morning on Twitter, the delegation remained three hours on site. On this occasion, Volodymyr Zelensky offered an American flag signed by his hand as well as those of members of Parliament to Nancy Pelosi.
He also, according to the same source, awarded her the Order of Princess Olga, an award in Ukraine intended for women, “for her significant personal contributions to the strengthening of Ukrainian-American interstate cooperation and to the support of a sovereign Ukraine. , independent and democratic”.
According to a press release from American diplomacy, the delegation will then go to south-eastern Poland and Warsaw. This visit comes a week after the trip to kyiv by the head of American diplomacy Antony Blinken and the American Minister of Defense Lloyd Austin.