Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke in Washington in front of a joint session of Congress on Thursday morning. He thanked the United States for their continuing support in the effort to defend the territorial integrity and independence of his country, stating that Russia's recent actions in his country stand as a threat to global security. He also requested assistance in the form of military equipment to help Ukraine defend itself against outside aggressors. Before his visit to Washington, Poroshenko also visited with government officials in Canada, who also offered their assistance in helping Ukraine endure through the country's current crisis.
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