The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, He arrived in New York on Monday accompanied by his wife Olena Zelenska to attend the event UN General Assembly, and visited a rehabilitation center where Ukrainian soldiers who had suffered serious injuries or mutilations were recovering.
“I started my visit to the United States with the most important thing: a meeting with our wounded fighters at Staten Island University Hospital,” Zelensky wrote this morning on his X account on the social network.
Attached to the message is a video in which he greets the soldiers recovering at the center.
“I thanked them for their service and wished them a speedy recovery,” Zelensky wrote, also thanking the medical staff and the charitable foundation that cares for these soldiers wounded in battle.
Zelensky will speak in person at the UN General Assembly this Tuesday. Last year, the Ukrainian president addressed this forum via video conference.
The Ukrainian president also plans to meet bilaterally with numerous heads of state and government on the sidelines of the event.