President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky The Kremlin warned that the regime was now massing forces for a new large-scale offensive.
This was said by the Head of State Said During a joint press conference with his Finnish colleague Sauli Niiniste, he spoke about the situation on the battlefield and the plans of the Russian Federation for the future.
“It is clear that the Russian leadership is preparing to take revenge and mobilize forces. But it is also clear that the terrorist state must be defeated… In this context, we discussed Finland’s participation in the coalition of countries to supply modern Western tanks to Ukraine,” Zelenskiy said.
US President Joe Biden’s administration agrees with his assessment of the Russian plans.
According to John Kirby, the White House’s strategic communications coordinator for national security and defense, the weeks and months ahead for Ukraine «will be decisive”, and in this context the discussion between Poland and Germany regarding the supply of Panther 2 tanks to the armed forces is very important.
“They are key players in supporting Ukraine’s security needs. They know what is at stake and are very openly supporting Ukraine. We all know that the coming weeks and months will be decisive for Ukraine, especially in the Donbass. We know that Ukrainians will continue to need weapons. We are working together to provide military assistance as soon as possible,” He said in an interview. RMF.