Ukrainian President to appeal directly to U.S. defense companies



Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is scheduled to speak to U.S. arms makers and military leaders on Wednesday, September 21, when he is expected to make an appeal for more weapons against Russia, according to Reuters.

Zelenskyy was set to speak by video link before a conference hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association in Austin, Texas, in his first-ever speech to the U.S. defense industry.

Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov was also slated to appear and appeal for support for Ukraine.