Biden apologizes to Zelenskyy for monthslong congressional holdup to weapons that let Russia gain

June 14, 2024

PARIS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday for the first time publicly apologized to Ukraine for a monthslong congressional holdup in American military assistance that let Russia make gains on the battlefield. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) U.S. President Joe Biden looks on as he meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2024. The U.S. will send about $225 million in military aid to Ukraine, Biden announced Friday. ___This story has been corrected to show Biden and Zelenskyy attended D-Day events in Normandy, not Paris. ___Follow AP’s coverage of Russia’s war in Ukraine at https://apnews.com/hub/russia-ukraine.