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An official transcript of Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech to NATO leaders reveals that Ukraine’s prime minister made an impassioned plea for more military aid.
He said: “The Ukrainian army has been resisting for a month in unequal conditions! And I have been repeating the same thing for a month now. To save people and our cities, Ukraine needs military assistance – without restrictions .
“You have at least 20,000 tanks! Ukraine asked for a percentage, 1% of all your tanks! Give to us or sell to us. But we don’t have a clear answer yet… The worst part of war is not having clear answers. requests for help”.
He added that NATO had let Ukraine down on fighter jets.
He said: “Ukraine has turned to you for planes. So that we don’t lose so many people, and you have thousands of fighter planes! But we haven’t received any yet.
“You can give us 1% of all your planes. One percent of all your tanks. One percent! We can’t just buy it. Such a supply directly depends only on NATO decisions, political decisions, by the way.
Finally, Mr. Zelensky praised the unfailing efficiency of the Ukrainian army, saying: “After such a war against Russia, please never tell us again that our army does not meet the standards of the Russian army. NATO.
“We have shown what our standards are capable of. And how much we can contribute to common security in Europe and the world.”