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‘We Will Win’: Zelenskyy On Third Anniversary Of Russia-Ukraine War, World Leaders Assure Support

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‘We Will Win’: Zelenskyy On Third Anniversary Of Russia-Ukraine War, World Leaders Assure Support

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday announced his determination to prevail as the war with Russia entered its third year. Speaking at an open-air event in Kyiv, Zelenskyy stated, “We have been fighting for 730 days of our lives. We will win on the greatest day of our lives.”

As reported by the news agency AFP, Zelenskyy said that the war must end “on our terms”, with a “just” peace.

According to AFP, accompanied by the leaders of Canada, Italy, Belgium, and EU Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen, Zelenskyy marked the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion. At Kyiv’s Gostomel airport, where Russia first targeted its invasion, Zelenskyy expressed gratitude for the support, hugged the leaders, and presented medals to soldiers.

Global Leaders Offer Support To Ukraine On 2nd War Anniversary

On the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion, global leaders voiced their solidarity with Ukraine:

According to Reuters, US President Joe Biden affirmed NATO’s commitment, stating, “The brave people of Ukraine fight on, unbowed in their determination to defend their freedom and future.”

Moldovan President Maia Sandu thanked Ukrainians and emphasised the need for enduring support, saying, “In these two years, the free world has shown unprecedented solidarity, yet the war persists; our support must endure fiercely”. 

Italian PM Giorgia Meloni, speaking near Kyiv, called the location a symbol of Ukrainian pride and vowed to defend it, according to Reuters. 

Polish PM Donald Tusk condemned Russian aggression, stating, “Two years of Ukrainian heroism. Two years of Russian barbarism. Two years of disgrace of those who remain indifferent”. 

EU President Ursula Von Der Leyen said, “More than ever, we stand firmly by Ukraine. Financially, economically, militarily, morally. Until the country is finally free”. 

As reported by Reuters, British PM Rishi Sunak reiterated support, stating, “We will stand with Ukraine today and tomorrow. We are prepared to do whatever it takes, for as long as it takes until they prevail”. 

Polish President Andrzej Duda said, “We have supported, support, and will support Ukraine in its fight for freedom!”

Romanian PM Marcel Ciolacu said, “Commemorating today 2 years of [Russia’s] war of aggression against Ukraine. We stand united and in full solidarity with [Ukraine], until it achieves victory and a just peace”. 

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