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Ukrainian president meets with US national security advisor

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks during a joint news conference with Greece's President following their meeting at the Mariinskiy palace in Kyiv on Nov 3, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (GENYA SAVILOV / AFP)

KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday met with visiting US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan to discuss further US support for Ukraine, Zelensky's press service reported.

Zelensky and Sullivan also discussed financial and humanitarian support for Ukraine and strengthening sanctions against Russia over the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the report said

At the talks, the parties talked about US assistance for Ukraine in the defense sector, and the ways to increase Ukraine's capabilities to protect critical infrastructure.

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Zelensky and Sullivan also discussed financial and humanitarian support for Ukraine and strengthening sanctions against Russia over the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the report said.

Earlier in the day, Sullivan met with Andriy Yermak, head of the  Ukrainian president's office, and held a conversation via video call with Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny.

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Sullivan was briefed on the operational situation at the front and the key needs of the Ukrainian army, in particular regarding airspace protection.