Ukraine’s president wraps a tour of Europe as the conflict in his country inches closer to the one-year mark.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed leaders at a European Council summit in Brussels Thursday. In his speech, he emphasized Ukraine’s desire to join the EU.
Zelenskyy also pushed for more artillery and fighter jets during his visits to Britain and France.
Joining the discussion:
- Pieter Cleppe is the Editor-in-Chief of the Brussels Report.
- Marcus Papadopoulos is a historian, analyst, and author specializing in Russia and the former Soviet Union.
- Anton Fedyashin is Professor of History at American University.
- Andrij Dobriansky is the Chair of UN Affairs at the Ukrainian World Congress.
#UPDATE Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky told the European Parliament on Thursday that his country's troops fighting Russian forces "are defending you", as he urged more EU military support. pic.twitter.com/B4HSkebNdi
— AFP News Agency (@AFP) February 9, 2023
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was greeted with a standing ovation at the European Parliament in Brussels, where he called for more weapons, tougher sanctions on Russia and a quick start to EU membership talks https://t.co/kE352Wf0vI pic.twitter.com/RBFl1VArdN
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 9, 2023