Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday that President Joe Biden should come to Ukraine.
Presenter Jake Tapper said: “President Biden has called what Putin is doing here genocide. French President Macron said he didn’t think it was constructive to raise rhetoric like that, that it wasn’t healthy. What was your response to Biden and Macron?
Zelensky said, “I have the same opinion as President Biden, and I saw right away what was happening here, especially what happened in Bucha and in the east of our country. I mention it because Russia calls it a military operation and not a war. But look what happened to Bucha. It is clear that this is not even a war. It is genocide.
Anchor Jake Tapper said, “Do you want President Biden to come here?
Zelensky said: “Yes.”
Tapper asked, “Is he scheduled to come?”
Zelensky said, “I think he will.”
Tapper said, “Do you think he will?”
Zelensky said: “I think he will. But it’s his decision, of course, and the security situation depends. But I think he’s the leader of the United States, and that’s why he should come here to see.
Tapper asked, “What about the over 4 million Ukrainians who have left the country and are refugees? Do you want them back? ”
Zelensky said, “Not now. I don’t think so now. First of all, it is vulnerable women and children. They should come when the situation is stabilized and when the war is over, of course, because they won’t help us now. It’s not about men. The men should be here and fight, then the families will come back, of course.
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