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The US supports ‘a just and lasting peace’ for Ukraine, Harris tells Zelenskyy at Swiss summit

The US supports ‘a just and lasting peace’ for Ukraine, Harris tells Zelenskyy at Swiss summit
OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday pledged America’s full support in backing Ukraine and global efforts to achieve “a just and lasting peace” in the face of…

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Vice President Kamala Harris pledges $1.5 billion in U.S. assistance to Ukraine and condemns Russia's aggression at an international summit in Switzerland. President Joe Biden's absence from the summit spotlights the competing demands of his election-year agenda. Harris has taken a more visible role in making the pitch for Biden to a diverse cross-section of the Democratic base. Russia was not invited to the Swiss summit, and Putin's recent proposal for a cease-fire in Ukraine was called "manipulative" and "absurd" by Ukraine. Biden has announced several measures to bolster Ukraine, including a $50 billion loan package and a security agreement.

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