Ukrainian President Zelensky. (file photo)
Ukraine plans to continue fighting against Russian forces despite the difficulty of the current counteroffensive, the country’s President Volodymyr Zelensky told the Reuters Next conference. He said that Ukrainian forces will try to deliver results on the battlefield this year too and he is sure that they will succeed.
Expressing concern over US politics, Ukrainian President Zelensky said his country is afraid of some voices in the Republican Party and possible changes in US foreign policy as they talk about cutting support for Kiev.
Impact of Donald Trump becoming President on Ukraine
Still, it is up to Americans to vote for their president, he said, and it is not immediately clear what Donald Trump’s presidency would mean for Ukraine. The Ukrainian leader also claimed that Kiev would be able to ensure that post-war reconstruction is free from corruption. It has already shown significant progress in fighting corruption.
member of the european union
On the EU membership bid, the Ukrainian leader said today is a successful day. We are fighting for reforms with an old system. Of course, we need it to become a member of the EU, but we are not doing it just for ourselves.