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As the Ukrainian President arrived in Washington, DC, the Federal delegation from Rhode Island was quick to show their support and admiration for his bravery in the face of Russia’s illegal invasion.

Senator Jack Reed, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released a statement praising President Zelenskyy’s historic visit and thanking him for his nation’s vital role in the defense of Ukraine. Reed also called for Congress to pass a bipartisan appropriations package to provide needed aid to Ukraine, and emphasized the shared values of freedom, democracy, and self-determination that unite the two nations.

Congressman David Cicilline also expressed his support for Ukraine, calling Russia’s invasion “illegal and barbaric” and stressing the importance of standing with Ukraine in the fight for democracy against autocracy.

Representative James Langevin welcomed President Zelenskyy to the United States and praised his courageous resistance in the face of loss. Langevin expressed his admiration for Ukraine’s bravery and his anticipation for the Ukrainian President’s address to Congress.

As President Zelenskyy met with President Biden and addressed a Joint Session of Congress, the Federal delegation from Rhode Island stood in solidarity with Ukraine and pledged their support in the ongoing fight for freedom and democracy.

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