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Live Updates | Zelenskyy gets hero’s welcome in Lithuania’s capital as he arrives for NATO meeting


VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has received a hero’s welcome at a concert in Lithuania’s capital where he arrived to meet with NATO leaders. Instead of going straight to the military alliance’s summit in Vilnius, Zelenskyy stopped in the city’s downtown where thousands of people had gathered for a concert organized by civil society groups in support of Ukraine. Zelenskyy stepped onto the stage with his wife to loud cheers. When he opened his speech with the Ukrainian national salute “Glory to Ukraine!” the audience delivered back the traditional Ukrainian response “Glory to the heroes!”

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