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Zelenskyy Believes West Is Waffling, but Only ‘Final Victory’ Is Permissible

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, after some back and forth with the U.S. over the matter of launching U.S. weapons deep into Russia, exploded at the reticence of the West. On May 17, he told Agence France-Presse (AFP) in an exclusive 50 minute interview.

“He was highly critical of restrictions on striking Russian territory with Western arms, although Britain and the United States have hinted in recent days that these bans could be eased. ‘They [Russia] can fire any weapons from their territory at ours. This is the biggest advantage that Russia has. We can’t do anything to their systems, which are located on the territory of Russia, with Western weapons,’ he said,” wrote AFP.

“‘We are in a nonsense situation where the West is afraid that Russia will lose the war. And it does not want Ukraine to lose it,’ Zelenskyy said.

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