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The White House on Wednesday stood firm on its opposition to a no-fly zone over Ukraine after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made an appeal for further assistance during a rare wartime speech to both chambers of Congress.
In his address to Congress, Zelensky again called on the Biden administration to help enforce a no-fly zone in Ukraine to protect civilians, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approached its fourth week.
“You are the leader of your great nation. I wish you to be the leader of the world. Being the leader of the world means to be the leader of peace,” Zelensky said in a message directed to U.S. President Joe Biden.
The White House had previously shut down requests from Zelensky to help implement a no-fly zone over Ukraine, saying the move could amount to an escalatory action that could lead the United States into an expanded war with Russia.
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