- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the West for antimissile systems to protect civilians.
- NATO defense ministers met to discuss arms supplies to Ukraine. Differences among allies remain over how aggressively to arm the country.
- President Biden announced a $1 billion security package for Ukraine, including Harpoon anti-ship systems and 18 155 mm howitzers.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Ukraine would eventually have to hold peace talks with Russia, while Ukrainian troops fought hard to hold back the Russian invasion force in the country’s east.
“At some point, when we will have helped Ukraine as much as possible to resist, when I hope Ukraine will have won and fighting will have stopped, we will have to negotiate,” Mr. Macron told reporters while visiting French troops in Romania.