President Biden Apologizes To Zelenskyy For Monthslong Congressional Holdup To Weapons That Let Russia Advance

PARIS (AP) — President Joe Biden has for the first time publicly apologized to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for a monthslong congressional holdup in American military assistance that let Russia make battlefield gains.

Biden and Zelenskyy met Friday in France, where they attended ceremonies marking the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Biden told Zelenskyy he apologized to the Ukrainian people for the weeks of not knowing if more assistance would come while Congress waited six months before sending him a $61 billion military aid package.

The Democrat insists Americans stand by Ukraine. Biden says, “We’re still in. Completely. Thoroughly.”

Zelenskyy has appealed for bipartisan U.S. support “like it was during World War II.”

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