US President Joe Biden on Monday in a telephone conversation with Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky discussed the plans of the US administration to provide Kyiv with 900 thousand doses of the vaccine against the new coronavirus. This was announced by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki in a written statement issued after the talks.
“The leaders also discussed the need for close cooperation in the field of energy security and the fight against COVID-19, including plans for the United States to provide 900 thousand doses of vaccine to help Ukraine fight the pandemic. President Biden invited President Zelensky to visit Washington later this summer,” Psaki said.
“The leaders discussed our strategic partnership in support of President Zelensky’s plan to fight corruption and implement a reform agenda based on our shared democratic values and Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations, which will ensure justice, security, and prosperity for the Ukrainian people. President Biden reaffirmed the unwavering commitment of the United States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine in the face of ongoing Russian aggression in the Donbas and Crimea,” the spokeswoman said. Earlier, Zelensky said on Twitter that during a telephone conversation he received an invitation to visit the White House in July of this year.