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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is traveling to Washington and is expected to visit the US Capitol on Wednesday, Punchbowl News reported on Tuesday, citing nine sources familiar with the matter. this topic.
Zelenskiy is expected to meet congressional leaders and national security committee leaders from Republicans and Democrats, Punchbowl News added.
During the trip, which will be Zelenskiy’s first foreign visit since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Ukraine’s president is expected to address a joint session of Parliament, reporting to know more.
Earlier on Tuesday, US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there would be a session of Congress on Wednesday night with a “very particular focus on democracy.”
Pelosi’s remarks, made in a letter, did not specify how the session would unfold. Her office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Zelenskiy’s reported visit.