President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine did not yet have enough weapons to launch a counteroffensive. To do this, he still needs to make several foreign visits to equip the army with everything necessary.
He told about this during a briefing with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday, may 14.
During the press conference, the journalist asked the President of Ukraine when the counteroffensive would begin. In response, Zelensky said briefly: "A few more visits - that's all." To which the German Chancellor wished the Ukrainian army success in de-occupation.
Earlier, Zelensky said that Ukraine, together with Western partners, is creating a "coalition of fighters", which will bring success in the agreement on the supply of fighters against the background of his visits to European capitals.
It should be added that Zelensky made his first visit to Germany since the beginning of the full-scale war. He arrived on the night of May 14. There he met with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and then with Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The Head of State informed that Germany had announced the largest security package since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion in the amount of EUR 2.7 billion.
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