Zelenskyy met Chris Christie on an unexpected trip to Ukraine.

GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie on Friday made a surprise visit to Ukraine, where he met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv, the nation's capital.

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Republican presidential candidate and former New Jersey governor, paid a surprise trip to Ukraine, where he was greeted by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Kyiv.

According to a pool report on the meeting, Christie reiterated his support for Ukraine and contrasted it with certain Republicans, who oppose providing aid to Ukraine.

Christie, who is the second Republican presidential candidate for 2024 to visit Ukraine after former Vice President Mike Pence said that he wanted to see first-hand the atrocities committed during the war in the country.

According to the pool report Christie stated that he was in favor of more aid for Ukraine. He also expressed his hope that U.S. assistance would help Ukraine to defeat Russia during the war.

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, centre, takes part in a ceremony to lay flowers at a former defence line in Moshchun in Ukraine, just outside of Kyiv.

Zelenskyy said to the former U.S. Governor, “It is very important that America is on the right track.”

Christie also visited the once-Russian-occupied city of Bucha — where he met with the town’s mayor, Anatoliy Fedoruk — as well as Moshchun, another area that has seen intense fighting. Fedoruk, Christie, and others visited Bucha’s mass grave site. Christie placed a flower bouquet at the memorial to those who perished in that area. According to reports, more than 1,000 civilians died as a direct result of the Russian invasion in Bucha.

In the early stages of the GOP race, the former governor visited Ukraine to show his support. Some Republicans are sceptical of providing more financial aid to Kyiv. However, Pence, and Nikki Haley the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations have pledged to continue U.S. assistance efforts if elected president.

At a rally held last weekend, the former president Donald Trump urged Republican legislators not to continue military aid to Ukraine until the Biden administration cooperated with GOP-led investigations of the President and his son Hunter Biden.

Similarly, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told Tucker Carlson, a conservative personality, that the U.S. had no vital interest in defending Ukraine and called the conflict a territorial dispute. Later he reversed these remarks.

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