WATCH UPDATE: Zelensky awards Joe Biden the Ukrainian cross for military merit

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrives in the US - Image [email protected]

23:45 (December 21) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has awarded American President Joe Biden the Ukrainian cross for military merit in recognition of his and the country’s support.

20:01 (December 21) – Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived in the U.S., his first trip outside of the country since the Russian invasion.

Zelenskyy, who is to meet with President Joe Biden, arrived aboard a U.S. government plane on Wednesday, December 21.

It is understood that the two will discuss further support for Ukraine as they will possibilities for bringing the war to an end and to establishing peace in the region once again.

The meeting comes as the U.S. announces a $1.7 billion military support package for the country as it battles to defend its people and its sovereignty.

The full details of the president’s trip are unknown, but it is a landmark visit for Zelensky as he arrives in the U.S.

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