Republic of Korea promises additional non-lethal aid to Ukraine

Republic of Korea promises additional non-lethal aid to Ukraine

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol promised additional non-lethal aid to Ukraine during his first-ever meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the G7 Summit in Japan’s Hiroshima.

The relevant statement was made by Yonhap, referring to Yoon’s office, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“The president said he would work to promptly provide items needed by Ukraine, including demining equipment and ambulances,” Spokesperson for the President of the Republic of Korea Lee Do-woon noted.

In his words, Yoon made the promise after Zelensky thanked South Korea for its humanitarian assistance and asked for additional non-lethal aid.

Yoon reaffirmed South Korea’s support for Ukraine, saying Seoul values an international order based on freedom, international solidarity and rules.

Additionally, Yoon and Zelensky agreed on the need for bilateral cooperation for Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction.

Yoon mentioned that South Korea will stand with the Ukrainian people until peace is restored, according to Lee.

Photo: Yonhap

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