On August 23, President Volodymyr Zelensky met with US Senators Richard Blumenthal, Lindsey Graham and Elizabeth Warren. The head of state announced this on his Telegram channel.
The politicians discussed the development of the situation at the front and the priority issue of further strengthening the system of Ukrainian defense capabilities.
They also noted the importance of initiating the F-16 handover process, pilot training, and continued US support in this regard.
“We appreciate Ukraine's bicameral and cross-party support. We are sincerely grateful to the President of the United States, Congress and the entire American people for their help" - Zelensky said.
On August 14, the US announced a new $200 million military aid package for Ukraine, which included: