Zelensky, Draghi discuss defense cooperation

Zelensky, Draghi discuss defense cooperation

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has discussed by phone with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi bilateral defense cooperation between the two countries and the need to adopt the 6th package of EU sanctions against Russia.

Zelensky issued the relevant report on Twitter, according to Ukrinform.

"Had a phone conversation with #MarioDraghi at his initiative. Talked about defensive cooperation, the need to accelerate the 6th package of sanctions and unblock Ukrainian ports," Zelensky wrote.

The president added that he thanked Italy for its unconditional support for Ukraine on its path to the European Union.

Read also: Italy’s PM Draghi: Only Ukraine will decide what peace to accept

As Ukrinform reported earlier, on May 21, Ugo Cappellacci, chairman of the parliamentary group for interparliamentary relations with Ukraine, and Matteo Perego di Cremnago, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, visited Kyiv. Deputy Head of the President's Office Ihor Zhovkva discussed with the delegation Ukraine's recent steps toward European integration.

Photo: Ukrainian President’s Office

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