President Joe Biden has added a cease to Poland during his European trip this week to debate the dire state of affairs in Ukraine with NATO and European allies, as Russia continues to bombard Ukrainian cities whereas thousands and thousands of civilians try to flee almost a month into its invasion.
Biden will fly to Warsaw on Friday following his journey to Brussels the place he’s scheduled to fulfill with NATO allies, G7 leaders, and European Union leaders to debate humanitarian efforts in Ukraine and financial sanctions on Russia, White Home Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated in a press release Sunday evening.
He’ll meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda on Saturday to debate how the US and its allies are “responding to the humanitarian and human rights disaster that Russia’s unjustified and unprovoked battle on Ukraine has created,” Psaki stated.
Poland – a NATO member state that shares a border with Ukraine – has been internet hosting 1000’s of American troops and has taken in additional than 2 million refugees who’ve crossed into the nation from Ukraine.
Poland has been asking NATO allies to think about getting extra concerned of their neighboring nation’s battle to assist cease the bloodshed.
Biden has no plans to journey to Ukraine, White Home officers stated.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken briefly crossed into neighboring Ukraine throughout his go to to Poland earlier this month in a present of solidarity alongside Ukraine’s international minister, Dmytro Kuleba.
On Monday forward of his journey, Biden will talk about the battle with European leaders, together with President Emmanuel Macron of France, Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany, Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdomthe White Home stated Sunday.
With Submit wires