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tabloid USAToday | Biden said Zelensk* gave 'flat assurance' he won't use F-16s in Russia, 21 May
"I have a flat assurance from Zelensk* that they will not, they will not use it to go on and move into Russian geographic territory," Biden said at a press conference in Hiroshima,  ["the symbol of peace"].

Biden told G-7 leaders Friday the U.S. would assist with training Ukrainian pilots on modern fighter aircraft, including American-made F-16s, in a possible signal that Washington is closer to arming Ukraine with the aircraft. Zelensk* met with Biden and other world leaders in Japan on Sunday. Ukraine is expected to mount a counteroffensive < checks calendar > this spring against Russian troops.

"The expectation and hope is that they will be successful," Biden said, though declining to elaborate on details discussed with Zelensk* about the counteroffensive.

reference, 21 May G7 artificial intelligence
Remarks by President Biden in a Press Conference (6:57 P.M. JST)
...Anyway, I was able to cut, by $1.7 billion trillion in the first two years, the deficit that we were -- were accumulating....
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Remarks by President Biden and President Volodymyr Zelensk* of Ukraine Before Bilateral Meeting
bilateral-meeting-2/ (2:46 P.M. JST)
...I'm very thankful to American people, to -- to you, your team, Congress, bipartisan support. And I'm happy that between our teams there are strong relations.  There's Jake and Andriy, and Mr. Blinken and our -- our Foreign Minister.  All of you -- a big team that really help us.  Thank you....
Remarks by President Biden and President Volodymyr Zelensk* of Ukraine Before Bilateral Meeting
bilateral-meeting/ (also 2:46 P.M. JST)
... Well, you know, I -- some of my staff was saying that we're supposed to be leading, but it was -- seemed to be following you when I was in Kyiv and those sirens went off that there was an air raid --...
Readout of President Biden's Meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensk* of Ukraine
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Memorandum on Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, Title 42 Memorial EO Watch!
...I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the authority under section 506(a)(1) of the FAA to direct the drawdown of up to $375 million in defense articles and services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training, to provide assistance to Ukraine and to make the determinations required under such section to direct such a drawdown. You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
tabloid USAToday | SNAP users adapt to buying less and trading down [sic] after extra pandemic boost ends, 21 May Inflation Reduction Act
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