The U.S. President Joe Biden discussed during a meeting in Warsaw with the heads of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Oleksii Reznikov the prospects for further strengthening the country’s defense capability, the White House said on Saturday.

On the American side, the meeting was also attended by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Pentagon Chief Lord Austin.

“The parties discussed further efforts to assist Ukraine in protecting its territory. They also discussed the current actions of the United States to attract the president (of Russia) Vladimir Putin will be held accountable for Russia’s brutal aggression in coordination with our allies and partners, including through new sanctions announced in Brussels on March 24,” the U.S. administration informed.

During the meeting, as noted, representatives of the Ukrainian side also provided the U.S. leadership with updated information on the “military, diplomatic and humanitarian situation” in Ukraine.