The head of state also welcomed Finland's readiness to apply for NATO membership, according to his tweet, Ukrinform reports.
"Had a phone conversation with President of Finland @niinisto. Commended the readiness of Finland to apply for NATO membership. We also discussed Ukraine's European integration. And Ukraine - Finland defense interaction," Zelensky wrote.
In a joint statement, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin strongly supported plans for their country's membership in NATO.
After the start of full-scale Russian aggression against Ukraine, most Finns voted in favor of joining NATO, for the first time in history. According to a poll by the Yle outlet, support for membership rose to 76%. Currently, 84% of Finns see Russia as a significant military threat.
Photo: Ukrainian President’s Office
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