Today, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi met with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. The leaders discussed the implementation of the Ukrainian peace formula, the accession of our country to the EU and a number of other issues.
This is reported by the Office of the President.
Zelenskyі thanked the British people and Sunak personally for the comprehensive support of Ukraine in countering the aggression of the Russian Federation. He emphasized that Britain is a reliable partner and friend of Ukraine, which has become one of the world leaders in helping our country.
"Thank you for the efforts to strengthen Ukraine's defense capabilities, for the humanitarian and financial aid provided after the start of the full-scale aggression, for the support of Ukrainians who were forced to leave their homes due to the Russian war," the president said.
Zelenskyі informed Sunak about the situation at the front and the key needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in terms of weapons and military equipment. He emphasized the importance of Ukraine receiving the necessary weapons from its partners in order to stop the Russian offensive and liberate all temporarily occupied territories.
The leaders also discussed defense cooperation and the entire range of issues on the bilateral agenda: implementation of the peace formula, Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, future support from Britain, the possibility of involving the British side in the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine and a number of other promising projects.
The issue of not allowing Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris was discussed separately.
We will remind that Zelenskyі is visiting Britain. He is also scheduled to meet with King Charles III.