Zelensky cancels speech to US Senate “at last minute” – CNN journalist

A speech by Ukraine’s president to US lawmakers scheduled for Tuesday was canceled “due to a matter that arose at the last minute.”

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy canceled his participation in a closed online conference for US senators at the last minute.

about this informs CNN reporter Manu Raju refers to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer.

“President Zelensky of Ukraine is no longer attending the secret conference due to an issue that actually arose at the last minute,” Raju wrote.

Also, Zelensky did not appear at the House of Representatives briefing on Ukraine via online communication.

It was previously reported that President Zelensky planned to address US senators in a closed conference and discuss the progress of the war before a key vote on military aid.

On December 6, the US Senate plans to vote on a support package for Ukraine worth more than $61 billion.

Currently, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Ruslan Stepanchuk, Defense Minister Rustem Umirov and Head of the Presidential Office Andriy Yermak have visited the United States.

It is worth recalling that on November 16, US President Joe Biden signed into law the temporary budget, which does not help Ukraine.

TSN.ua examined why Ukraine is at risk without US aid and how to approach Congress.

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