US Special Representative for Ukraine’s Recovery Penny Pritzker has assured Washington will continue to support Kyiv and stressed the United States will confront those who challenge our principles and values, wherever they are despite the Israeli-Hamas conflict in the Middle East.
Pritzker was asked is she has any concerns the events in the Middle East now could distract attention and weaken donors’ resolve to help Ukraine recover economically, she said: “The short answer is no, I’m not concerned.”
At a briefing in the village of Velyka Dymerka, Kyiv region), she said the United States is steadfast in its support for Ukraine.
It is in its national interest to support Ukraine, Pritzker said she has spoken with many people in Congress that Ukraine has bipartisan support, there is a lot of support among the American people.
She said that there is unwavering support for Ukraine from President Joe Biden and the administration.
The special representative said the situation in Israel is tragic and President Biden has condemned the “outrageous and brutal attacks by Hamas.
She said the United States will stand up to those who challenge its principles and values, wherever they are.