Long-range missile coalition to help oust Russia from Ukraine, says Zelenskyy

8 February, 06:28 PM
Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo:Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS)

Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo:Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS)

A coalition of long-range missiles will help force Russia to withdraw from Ukraine, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as saying during his address to the UK Parliament on Feb. 8.

According to Zelenskyy, “a coalition of tanks is already in action” and the Ukrainian military is undergoing training on the Challenger 2 tanks in Great Britain.

“What remains is a coalition of long-range missiles,” the Ukrainian president said.

“This will allow us to force the evil to completely retreat from our country, destroying its shelter deep in the occupied territories. And it’s not just about weapons. Together, we have proven that the world does help those who bravely defend freedom. And this paves the way to a new history. The history of a world that knows how to quickly come to the rescue.”

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The news that the Ukrainian president would pay an official visit to London only surfaced on Feb. 8. This is his second foreign visit after a trip to the United States, and his first visit to the United Kingdom since the outbreak of the full-scale war.

The Ukrainian president met with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and is scheduled to meet King Charles, as well as visiting Ukrainian troops undergoing training and exercises in Great Britain.

There are also reports that an expansion of an ongoing military training program will be announced, to include fighter pilots and marines.

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