Zelenskyi reported this in telegram .
“USA. New York. Immediately from the airport, I am going to our soldiers who are undergoing treatment and rehabilitation in America. First of all, support of our people and thanks to those who help Ukraine and Ukrainians. Next – important and busy days. UN General Assembly, Summit goals of sustainable development, the Security Council. Significant bilateral meetings are already planned,” Zelenskyy wrote.
He emphasized that the territorial integrity of the state is a key principle of all basic international documents, including the UN Charter.
“And it is necessary to return to it the full force destroyed by the Russian invasion, and to increase the capabilities of the UN to stop aggressions and prevent them,” – noted the President of Ukraine.
He also spoke about the program of the visit and announced a meeting with US President Joe Biden.
“Negotiations are planned in Washington with the US president, with the leaders of the congressional chambers and parties, and with the military leadership. A meeting with American business, journalists, and the community. Thank you for the US leadership in supporting our struggle for freedom and independence,” Zelenskyi said.
Program of Olena Zelenska’s visit to the USA
Olena Zelenska reported in telegrams, which will have several speeches in different fields of the UN General Assembly.
“In particular, I will talk about Ukrainian children and what they are forced to suffer due to an enemy attack. I will talk about Ukrainian women and the just-adopted equal pay strategy at an event timed to the International Day of Equal Pay,” the first lady said.
She also talked about a number of important bilateral meetings, in particular, a meeting with the Director General of the WHO.
“I will meet with the Clinton family – our friends and benefactors who support Ukraine – and together with the Director General of UNESCO I will open an exhibition dedicated to the destruction of cultural heritage recorded in photographs of Ukrainian monuments bombed by Russia,” Olena Zelenska added.
Zelensky visited severely wounded soldiers in the US
In New York, the President of Ukraine visited Staten Island University Hospital, where he met with seriously wounded Ukrainian military personnel who are undergoing treatment and rehabilitation here. Nine servicemen from Ukraine who lost their limbs are in this hospital. informs Ukrinform.
Zelensky talked with the hospital staff and the military. According to him, the head of the medical institution admitted to him that “he had never seen people who wanted to return home so much” as Ukrainian military personnel.
The President also presented awards to the military and the management and staff of the hospital, which takes care of the wounded, in particular, deals with prosthetics.