Preparations for Zelensky’s visit to UK discussed at President’s Office

Preparations for Zelensky’s visit to UK discussed at President’s Office

Deputy Head of the President’s Office Roman Mashovets discussed the preparations for President Zelensky’s visit to the United Kingdom with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom to Ukraine Melinda Simmons.

Key attention was paid to security, defense, and military-technical areas, the press service of the Head of State informs.

Mashovets noted the positive dynamics in the implementation of the agreements reached during the President's visit to the United Kingdom in October last year, in particular on the British assistance in the implementation of projects to improve the capabilities of the Naval Forces of Ukraine. He stressed the importance of strengthening Ukraine's maritime security as Russia continues to militarize the Black Sea-Azov region.

The Deputy Head of the Office of the President also informed the British side about the situation in eastern Ukraine, the threats posed to our country and Europe as a whole by Russia's energy projects, and shared some plans for the development of Ukraine's security and defense sector.

Mashovets thanked for the assistance in building the national system of resilience and expressed hope for the continuation of constructive cooperation in this direction both at the bilateral level and in the framework of Ukraine's cooperation with NATO.

Ambassador Simmons noted the increased attention of the United Kingdom to the situation in the east

of our country and in the Black Sea-Azov region. She reaffirmed Britain's continued support for Ukraine in countering Russian aggression and strengthening its defense capabilities.

The parties agreed to maintain a permanent dialogue on security issues to deepen the Ukrainian-British strategic partnership.

As reported, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom Vadym Prystaiko informed that an official visit of the Ukrainian delegation led by President Volodymyr Zelensky to the United Kingdom was expected at the end of October.

Photo credit: President's press service


While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and the website of a foreign media outlet. Materials marked as "Advertisement" or with a disclaimer reading "The material has been posted in accordance with Part 3 of Article 9 of the Law of Ukraine "On Advertising" No. 270/96-VR of July 3, 1996 and the Law of Ukraine "On the Media" No. 2849-Х of March 31, 2023 and on the basis of an agreement/invoice.

© 2015-2024 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: