MADRID, 14 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The president of the United States, Joe Biden, on Monday praised the recent liberation of the city of Kherson as a "significant victory" for the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the framework of the war, which began at the end of February.
"This has been a significant victory for Ukraine and I can only applaud the courage, determination and power of the Ukrainian people and military. They have truly been incredible," Trump said.
Speaking to the media as part of his trip to Bali to participate in the G20 summit, Biden stressed that the United States will continue to "provide the capacity for the Ukrainian people to defend themselves."
On the other hand, he has asserted that Washington will not participate in "any negotiation", since decisions cannot be made or speak on behalf of Ukraine without the representation or approval of the kyiv authorities. "This is a decision that Ukraine has to make," she said.
These words from the US president come on the same day that Russia has ruled out a possible troop withdrawal in exchange for initiating peace negotiations, while kyiv has recalled that Moscow "is not in a position to dictate its conditions."
Finally, Biden has assessed the evolution of the war and has pointed to the possibility that hostilities will "slow down a little" in the coming dates due to the arrival of winter, which normally also entails greater difficulty in moving through the territory. Ukrainian due to low temperatures and snowfall.
On November 11, Ukrainian forces regained control of the city of Kherson, taken by Russia on March 2, amid a withdrawal of Russian forces across the Dnieper River in the face of advances made in recent weeks by the Ukrainian Army in this region.
Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenski on Monday paid a surprise visit to the city, from where he denounced the massive destruction Russia has carried out in Jerson, at the same time as remarking that Kiev is "advancing" and "prepared." for peace"