Zelenskyy Invites Biden to Visit Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday said he believes President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine.
“You think he will?” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Zelenskyy in his “State of the Union” show.
“I think he will,” Zelenskyy responded. “But it’s his decision, of course. And about the safety situation, it depends; I mean that- … But I think … he’s the leader of United States and that’s why he should come here to see.”
According to the New York Post, Biden told reporters upon his visit to Poland that he was interested in visiting the war-torn country but claimed others were preventing him.
“They will not let me, understandably, I guess, cross the border and take a look at what’s going on in Ukraine,” Biden said during a humanitarian operations briefing in southeastern Poland. Biden did not clarify who “they” were.
On Thursday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki discounted the possibility of Biden visiting the country.
“He is ready for anything,” Psaki told the “Pod Save America” podcast. “The man likes a fast car, some aviators — he’s ready to go to Ukraine, (but) we are not sending the president to Ukraine.”
Many other world leaders have already made the trek. Recently, after Russian troops had pulled back from their invasion of Kyiv, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Zelenskyy, and the two men walked the streets of the capitol in a show of solidarity. Continue reading at Newsmax.