"But that signal from them is very important". In remarks revealed in German, Zelensky stated he "didn't perceive in any respect" the accusations heard on the hearings and didn't "wish to give an impression that we're beggars" in Ukraine.
Speaking with reporters from Time and European publications, Zelenskiy answered myriad questions about the US aid that was held up earlier this year, Ukraine's peace talks with Russian Federation, and more topics.More news: Focus Mode leaves Digital Wellbeing beta, gains handy new features
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo specified he comprehends that Ukraine's leaders would certainly require assistance from the United States which the Trump management has actually sustained the Ukrainian people.
On Sept. 25, the day the White House released a readout of Zelensky's July 25 phone call with Trump, he appeared at a joint press conference with Trump and said the call was "normal" and that "nobody pushed me". But then he got into how Trump and other USA officials had been publicly labeling Ukraine a "corrupt country" and the difficulties that this causes with global investors and businesses.More news: 'Misleading' Deliveroo ad banned after attracting 300 complaints
"That should be case over", Trump said in reference to the House's impeachment inquiry into whether Trump conditioned USA aid to Ukraine and a White House meeting on Zelensky's announcement of investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and the 2016 election. "And if you are our strategic partner then you should not block any help".
With the firing of more than 500 Ukrainian prosecutors, several of whom played key roles in Rudy Giuliani's pressure campaign, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sent a message to President Trump - that his promise to root out corruption in Ukraine may be more important than pleasing Trump. I think that's just about fairness. While Trump has claimed he sought Zelensky's help in a bid to tackle corruption, his opponents say he was soliciting a foreign power to interfere in a domestic election. House investigators in the impeachment inquiry have zeroed in on the issue of whether this matter amounted to a quid pro quo or bribery. It's not about a quid pro quo. "It just goes without saying", he added. "If the Radical Left Democrats were sane, which they are not, it would be case over!" he tweeted.More news: James Harden scores 60 points in 31 minutes vs Hawks
At a meeting in September, said Ms. Zerkal, a senior assistant to Mr. Zelensky told him to "keep quiet, quot; and avoid questions from the media on any subject". The roughly $400 million in military aid was frozen under hazy circumstances, and Trump has offered an inconsistent series of defenses as to why amid the impeachment inquiry.Zelensky also rejected the notion there was a quid pro quo linking the security assistance to investigations into Trump's political rivals.