The war has also made it impossible to hold a presidential election in Ukraine, originally slated for March under the constitution, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press in Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine after a morale-boosting tour of the region, Report informs.

Although Zelenskyy said he was ready to hold an election, most Ukrainians are not, believing such a vote to be “dangerous and meaningless” as war rages around them.

There are no words to describe how difficult the job is, he said, but he also can’t imagine leaving the post.