Ukraine President Zelenskyy in his deal with to the joint session of the US Congress on Wednesday, invoked 9/11, Pearl Harbor bombings to demand a no-wing zone over Ukraine amid intense Russian assaults.
Zelenskyy reminded the US Congress of the Pearl Harbor assault by Japan in 1941, and the September 11 terrorist assaults by al-Qaeda in 2001 and said Ukraine is under a same wretchedness following relentless Russian assaults for over three weeks.
“I non-public a necessity. If thatis too noteworthy to put a seek information from to, provide Ukraine with fighter jets. We know what extra or less protection plot we favor. S-300 and varied same techniques…Within the darkest time for our nation, for the complete of Europe, I name on you to deal with up out extra” he said, claiming that Russian troops non-public grew to seriously change the ‘skies right into a source of loss of life’.
“At the contemporary time the Ukrainian persons are defending no longer fully Ukraine. We’re battling for the values of Europe and the arena, sacrificing our lives within the name of the future. That’s why this day the American persons are helping no longer correct Ukraine, however the arena, to serve the planet alive, to serve justice in historical previous,” he added.
Zelenskyy said Ukraine is under paunchy-scale Russian invasion that Europe has no longer seen for the rationale that Second World War. He said the Russian invasion became about extra than correct Ukraine, it became about democracy, about freedom, and about option.
“Appropriate now, the kind forward for our nation is being decided. Whether Ukrainians shall be free. Russia didn’t correct assault our cities, it went on a brutal offensive in opposition to our values, our correct to reside freely,” Zelenskyy said.
The Ukrainian president concluded his speech in English, and said, “Because the leader of the nation I am addressing President Biden, you’re the leader of the nation. I wish you to be the leader of the arena. Being the leader of the arena methodology to be the leader of peace.”