Ukraine will struggle to the top, says Zelensky on Independence Day
- August 25, 2022
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“We don’t care about the army you have, we only care about our land. We will fight for it until the end.”
THE Ukraine will fight “to the end” against the Russian invasion, without making any concessions or compromises, said this Wednesday (24) the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskyin a message for the country’s Independence Day, which also marks the six months of war.
“We don’t care about the army you have, we only care about our land. We will fight for it until the end,” Zelensky declared in a video.
“We stood firm for six months. It’s hard, but we’ve clenched our fists and we’re fighting for our destiny,” she added.
“For us, Ukraine is all of Ukraine. All 25 regions, without any compromise or compromise.”
“What is the end of the war to us? Before we answered ‘peace’. Now we say ‘victory’. We are not going to try to get along with Russian terrorists,” Zelensky said.
Also on Wednesday, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, Russia’s main ally, congratulated the Ukrainian people on Independence Day.
“I am convinced that the current differences cannot destroy the multisectoral basis of sincere good-neighborly relations between the peoples of the two countries,” Lukashenko said in a message.
Belarus will continue to advocate “strengthening friendly contacts based on mutual respect at all levels with Kiev,” he added.
“The Belarusian president wished Ukrainians a peaceful sky, tolerance, courage and strength to re-establish a good path,” added the presidential press service.
Moscow’s main ally, President Lukashenko, who has ruled Belarus since 1994, gave the Russian army access to his territory so it could launch the offensive against Ukraine on February 24.