President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was invited by the leaders of the countries of the North Atlantic Alliance on Thursday to speak at the G7 meeting with world leaders.
President Zelensky told the NATO summit to “never tell us that our army does not meet NATO standards” after the Ukraine has suffered a devastating month of Russia’s aggression.
He told the summit, “And the only thing I ask of you… I ask for the sake of our military… After such a month of war… The war against Russia… Never again… I ask you to never tell us that our army does not meet the standards NATO.”
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“We have shown what our standards are capable of. And how much we can give to common security in Europe and the world.
“How much we can do to defend against aggression against everything that we value. What you value,” the President of Ukraine said.
President Zelensky warned that NATO is “yet to show” what they can to save people, “the world is waiting” he said.
Zelensky added, “NATO has yet to show what the Alliance can do. To save people. To show that this is a truly powerful defense alliance in the world.
“The world is waiting.
“Ukraine is waiting. Waiting for real action.
“Real security guarantees. From those whose word is worth trusting and whose deeds can keep the peace. For real. Proposals are on the table.
“Our needs are on the table. We need peace immediately. The answers are only yours.”