The welcoming ceremony took place on the square near the Mariyinsky Palace in Kyiv on Tuesday, July 21, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.
At the beginning of the ceremony, the anthems of the two countries were played. Zelensky and Sommaruga then inspected the guard of honor.
The heads of state also greeted the official delegations of the two countries and started negotiations behind closed doors.
A number of Ukrainian-Swiss bilateral documents are to be signed, and a press conference by the presidents is to be held.
As reported, on July 20-23, President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga makes a state visit to Ukraine at the invitation of President Volodymyr Zelensky.
During the visit, Zelensky and Sommaruga are expected to make a joint working visit to Donbas to get acquainted with the security and socio-economic situation in the region and the progress of implementation of Swiss humanitarian aid projects.
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