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Readout of President Biden’s Call with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
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February 1, 2024

Readout of President Biden’s Call with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to applaud the European Union’s historic decision at the European Council today to approve 50 billion euro in additional financial support to Ukraine.  President Biden commended the European Union’s steadfast support for Ukraine as it continues to defend itself against Russian aggression and fulfill the Euro-Atlantic aspirations of its citizens. Von der Leyen emphasized the critical importance of sustained U.S. support to Ukraine, which has been indispensable to Ukraine’s efforts to defend its people, cities, and soldiers in its fight for freedom.