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Among the kisses and hugs of his principal supporters, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday acquired the renewed help of the Group of Seven two and a half years after the Russian invasion of the nation. In addition to a bilateral safety settlement with the United States, Ukraine additionally obtained a brand new $50 billion mortgage. Behind the bulletins, nevertheless, we will glimpse, if not doubts, then uncertainties. Among different issues, the monetary settlement have to be negotiated intimately.

New 50 billion greenback mortgage for Ukraine

“Today the United States is sending a strong signal of our firm support for Ukraine,” US President Joe Biden mentioned in a press convention final evening, on the sidelines of a gathering in Borgo Egnazia, within the province of Brindisi, the place a G7 assembly. «Our goal is to ensure Ukraine a reputable protection in the long run (…) We won’t ship troops to Ukraine, however weapons, ammunition, with an change of intelligence and the coaching of latest troops».

“The parties recognize that this agreement represents a bridge towards Ukraine's possible membership of NATO,” reads the textual content. Under the settlement, within the occasion of an armed assault or risk of assault towards Ukraine, senior U.S. and Ukrainian officers will meet inside 24 hours to seek the advice of on a response and decide what extra protection wants Kiev wants . As talked about, the ten-year settlement with the United States doesn’t present for American intervention on the bottom.

At the identical press convention, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky final evening needed to warmly thank the American president. He added that Russia's struggle in Ukraine is “truly a global threat.” The Ukrainian chief underlined that the bilateral settlement incorporates “good provisions relating to armaments, such as the Patriot anti-air defense system”. He specified that “the agreement will also be positive because it will create jobs in Ukraine and the United States”.

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The deal may very well be reneged on by Trump if elected

The settlement won’t be ratified by Congress; he might due to this fact simply be renounced if Donald Trump have been to return to the White House. Furthermore, the same settlement signed in 1994, the so-called Budapest Memorandum, was in actual fact ignored in 2014 when Russia invaded Crimea. Tokyo additionally signed a safety settlement with Ukraine yesterday on the sidelines of the G7. Since 2022, Ukraine has signed 15 safety agreements, together with one with Italy.