Zelensky to address NATO summit in Madrid via video link

Zelensky to address NATO summit in Madrid via video link

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will speak at the first session of the NATO summit in Madrid via video conference.

That’s according to Ihor Zhovkva, Deputy Head of the President's Office, an Ukrinform correspondent reported from a Kyiv briefing.

"The president of Ukraine ... has been invited to participate in the summit via video link. The president has been invited to speak at the first session of this summit, that is, the inaugural session, which will be attended by all 30 leaders of NATO allies," Zhovkva said.

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He noted that the event will result in the adoption of a new NATO strategic concept for the next decade, as well as a final statement. According to the deputy head of the President’s Office, the issues of Ukraine, as well as Russian aggression, will play a prominent role in these documents.

Zhovkva also said that President Zelensky would take part in the Group of Seven summit next week.

As reported, the president of Ukraine accepted an invitation to take part in the G7 and North Atlantic Alliance summits to be held in June.

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