But some officials remained optimistic that allies in Washington would take action before the end of the year. Analysts said he would pose the biggest challenge to Zelensky if he decides to run for president in the future. Ukrainian law prevents elections from being held during martial law, and Zelensky has said he personally opposes holding elections while the country remains at war. Zelensky has long insisted that the only acceptable outcome to the war will be Ukraine’s return to its borders established in 1991. Andriy Yermak, a top adviser to Zelensky who was in Washington this week, said in a speech at the US Institute of Peace that US support for Ukraine’s fight remains crucial.
Source: Washington Post December 09, 2023 20:37 UTC