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US aid shows Ukraine will not be 'second Afghanistan': Zelensky

US aid shows Ukraine will not be 'second Afghanistan': Zelensky
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Monday, 22 April, 2024, 11:24

The decision by the US House of Representatives to earmark $61 billion in long-delayed aid for Ukraine shows the country will not become "a second Afghanistan," President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday. The House on Saturday approved the latest massive package of military and economic assistance for Ukraine as it struggles to hold off Russian forces more than two years since Moscow invaded its Eastern European neighbor. "This aid will strengthen Ukraine and send the Kremlin a powerful signal that it will not be the second Afghanistan," Zelensky said in an interview with NBC․