'He didn’t solve it': Zelenskyy slams Trump for not stopping Putin’s war during first term
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pushed back against claims that former President Donald Trump could stop the war on his country in 24 hours if re-elected.
Ukrainska Pravda reported Zelenskyy's remarks to Italian media over the weekend.
"Trump was the President, we had a meeting. There was no full-scale invasion at the time, but there was a war," Zelenskyy recalled. "I'm not sure whether he was deeply involved in this issue at the time, but he didn't solve it."
"No one has solved this issue. And because no one has solved it, we could not get out of this situation," he added. "Putin received a signal: 'That is, you can do this. We need to wait a little longer, we need to work with [other] countries and we can go further.' That's why he went further."
Trump's claim that he could stop the war on Ukraine in 24 hours has become a campaign talking point for the former president.
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\u201cZelensky on Trump's intention to end the Ukrainian conflict within a day-\n \u201cI want to remind you that when Trump was president, we had a meeting. Then there was no full-scale invasion, but there was a war. I'm not sure if he was deep into the issue at the time, but he didn't\u2026\u201d— Spriter (@Spriter) 1684050057
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