The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has been a check for the ages, and a check for the world, US President Joe Biden has mentioned as he slammed his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for his navy aggression.
“I spoke from this chamber one yr in the past, simply days after Vladimir Putin unleashed his brutal struggle in opposition to Ukraine. A murderous assault, evoking pictures of the loss of life and destruction Europe suffered in World Battle II,” Biden mentioned in his deal with to a Joint Session of the US Congress on Tuesday night time.
President Putin launched a ‘particular navy operation’ in japanese Ukraine on February 24, 2022.
“Putin’s invasion has been a check for the ages. A check for America. A check for the world. Would we stand for probably the most primary of ideas? Would we stand for sovereignty? Would we stand for the suitable of individuals to reside free from tyranny? Would we stand for the defence of democracy?” Biden posed a collection of questions in his second State of the Union Handle.
“For such a defence issues to us as a result of it retains the peace and prevents open season for would-be aggressors to threaten our safety and prosperity. One yr later, we all know the reply. Sure, we’d. And sure, we did. Collectively, we did what America all the time does at our greatest,” he mentioned amidst applause from the Congressmen.
The USA, he mentioned, united NATO and constructed a world coalition. “We stood in opposition to Putin’s aggression. We stood with the Ukrainian folks,” Biden mentioned.
Amongst these current within the viewers was the Ukraine’s Ambassador to the USA Oksana Markarova.
“She represents not simply her nation, however the braveness of her folks. Ambassador, America is united in our help to your nation. We’ll stand with you so long as it takes,” mentioned the president.
The USA, he mentioned, is working for extra freedom, extra dignity, and extra peace, not simply in Europe, however in all places.
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