Volodymyr Zelensky will have the coveted American Atacms long-range missiles, even if in limited numbers: Joe Biden promised them in the meeting at the White House, as revealed by NBC, without specifying the timing of the announcement and supply. Shortly before the scoop, Zelensky had let slip on a Ukrainian media that "will be like with the F-16". Once again, therefore, the US president changes his position taking into account the evolution of the conflict on the ground, after having long denied this type of missiles for fear of Ukrainian attacks on Russian territory and a consequent escalation of the war. With the Atacms Kiev will be able to hit targets up to about 300 km, targeting supply lines, railways and command and control positions behind the Russian front. The news comes as Zelensky, fresh from speeches at the UN General Assembly and from the visit to Washington, continued his North American tour in Ottawa in search of aid and solidarity at a critical moment: in the western front some cracks are emerging, from Poland to a fringe of conservatives in the USA, where they have a majority in the House, but also in Canada, where, however, they do not control any branch of parliament and no elections are expected soon (but they are ahead in the polls). For the Ukrainian president, this is the first visit since the start of the Russian invasion and the last G7 country in which he stopped. After a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who reiterated his "unwavering" support for as long as needed, and with Canada's Governor General Mary Simon, Zelensky delivered a speech to parliament becoming the fifth foreign leader to do so twice (the first virtual last year), like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. "Moscow must lose once and for all. And he will lose": said Volodymyr Zelensky during his speech to the parliament in Ottawa, hoping that one day a monument will be erected in Canada to the victory of Ukraine over the Russian invasion, "perhaps in Edmonton". Canada has always been the "bright side of history" in fighting previous wars and has "helped save thousands of lives in this war with its aid," he stressed, receiving numerous standing ovations from parliamentarians and other authorities. Zelensky also thanked Canadians for their financial support and for making Ukrainians fleeing war feel at home in Canada.
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