Rutte, Zelensky discuss arms supplies, Ukraine’s EU candidate status

Rutte, Zelensky discuss arms supplies, Ukraine’s EU candidate status

Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte had a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday evening.

“Together with the Minister of Defence Ollongren, I just spoke with President of Ukraine Zelensky on how the Netherlands can further help through arms deliveries and about the state of play concerning Ukraine’s EU candidate status,” Rutte posted on Twitter.

In turn, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky thanked for the support for granting Ukraine the status of a candidate for EU membership and informed Rutte about the situation on the front.

As Zelensky said in his latest address, Ukraine is currently one step from the beginning of full-fledged integration with the European Union.


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