Boris Johnson will laud Ukraine’s resistance to the invasion of Russia as the besieged country’s “finest hour” in a speech to Parliament today.
Speaking to lawmakers in Kyiv via video link, Johnson is set to reveal details of £300million additional military supportincluding “electronic warfare equipment, a counter-battery radar system, GPS jammers, and thousands of night vision devices,” the authorities said Office of the Prime Minister.
In the first address to the Verkhovna Rada by a global leader since the beginning of the conflict More than two months ago, Johnson would repeat the words of Secretary of War Winston Churchill, “just as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy did when he addressed MPs in Westminster in March,” he said BBC.
In World War II, Johnson will say, “our Parliament – like yours – continued to meet throughout the conflict, and the British public “showed such unity and determination that we remembered our time of greatest danger as our finest hour recall.” .
“This is Ukraine’s finest hour, an epic chapter in your national history that will be remembered and told by generations to come,” he continues. “Their children and grandchildren will say that Ukrainians taught the world that the brute force of an attacker counts for nothing against the moral might of a people determined to be free.”
Liberal Democrat foreign policy spokeswoman Layla Moran said the prime minister’s promise of guns was the “right decision but wrong time” and that the guns were “much needed” a week ago. She added: “Is it possible that Boris Johnson delayed this move to announce it during a difficult election week?”
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/politics/956613/boris-johnson-ukraine-parliament Boris Johnson is the first world leader to address Ukraine’s parliament since the start of the war