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Czech President Petr Pavel

Amanpour

18-04-2024 • 58 mins

It's a make-or-break moment for Ukraine, as the US Congress looks closer than ever to finally pushing through its long-stalled aid package. Without US support, Ukraine has had to rely on other allies – including the Czech Republic, which has pioneered an effort to buy ammunition for Kyiv from third countries. Last week, President Zelensky met with Czech President Petr Pavel in Vilnius. Since his election just over a year ago, Pavel has been one of the most outspoken European leaders on countering Russian aggression, warning that “if Ukraine fails, so will we.” As a former top NATO general, he knows the military realities and the threats from Russia better than most, and he joined the program from Prague.  Also on today's show: David Sanger, Author, “New Cold Wars”; Grammy award-winning composer Terence Blanchard  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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