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Zelensky asks West to accelerate weapons supply amid new Russian offensive

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday pressed Kyiv’s Western backers to accelerate the supply of weapons and air defence systems amid a new Russian offensive in the country’s northeast.

“We need a noticeable acceleration of supplies. Now too much time passes between the announcement of packages and the actual appearance of weapons on the frontline,” Zelensky said in an evening address after meeting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Kyiv.

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