President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had an hour-long phone conversation with US President Joseph Biden.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy shared his assessment of the situation on the battlefield and the forecast of developments. He spoke about the crimes of the occupiers against the civilian population and the heroic efforts of Ukrainians aimed to protect the independence and territorial integrity of their country.
The Presidents discussed concrete support that will further strengthen Ukraine's defense capabilities at sea, on land and in the air.
"We need peace, and it will be achieved only when we have a strong position on the battlefield. Our morale is firm, there is enough determination, but we need your immediate support,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
The leaders discussed preparations for the next package of painful sanctions against Russia, as well as the negotiation process and security guarantees for Ukraine.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the United States for another $ 1 billion humanitarian aid package and additional $ 500 million in direct budget support.