"The key topic of our negotiations today was defense and security. This is a priority. I am grateful to Finland for the defense support packages provided to Ukraine, for effective participation in our tank coalition. I am sure that we will continue to strengthen this area of cooperation for the sake of the interests of both our peoples, our independence, the sovereignty of Ukraine, Finland, our European neighbors," Zelensky said at a joint press conference with Marin in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
The parties also discussed the sanctions policy against Russia, the issue of bringing Russian criminals to justice, the reconstruction of Ukraine, and the implementation of the Ukrainian peace formula.
In particular, the President said that Finland is ready to coordinate actions together with partners regarding the formula’s point on the ecocide carried out by the Russians in Ukraine.
In addition, the Head of State thanked Finnish partners for supporting Ukraine's path toward the EU and NATO.
Zelensky stressed that Ukraine and Finland have friendly, partnership relations.
As reported, Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin is visiting Ukraine on Friday, March 10.
First photo: President’s Office