Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called Iran a “terrorist” and accused Tehran of cooperating with Russia’s attacks and have a policy of genocide
According to Arab News, President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an address to the joint session of the Congress on the occasion of his visit to the United States that “the hundreds of Iranian drones sent to Russia have become a threat to the important infrastructure of Ukraine.” In this way, one terrorist has met another terrorist.
Earlier, Western officials have said that Iran has supplied drones to Russia to target energy installations in Ukraine. Due to these attacks, millions of Ukrainian citizens were deprive of water, electricity, and heating facilities.
President Zelenskiy urged the US parliamentarians to take action soon, as these attacks could also be on another allied country.
Referring to Iran, the Ukrainian president said that “Russia has found a new ally in this policy of genocide.”
Iranian-backed elements have attacked the United States and its allies, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, for years.
Iran-backed Yemeni Houthi militias have fired missiles at Saudi Arabian soil, causing civilian casualties and damaging infrastructure.
On the occasion of President Zelensky’s first visit to the United States after the Ukraine war, Secretary of State Anthony Blanken has announced $1.85 billion in aid, including the Patriot missile defense system.
President Zelensky added that the purpose of the US visit is to strengthen Ukraine’s defense capabilities.
Addressing a news conference at the White House. US President Joe Biden said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has no intention of ending “this brutal war”.
President Biden said that Washington, like Kiev, wants a “free, independent, prosperous and secure Ukraine.”
President Zelensky made it clear that a ‘just peace’ with Russia meant no compromise on Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
On this occasion, White House spokesman John Kirby. Said that he will make sure that President Zelensky, when he returns after completing his visit, is assure of the full support of the United States.