Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended the Bucharest Nine (B9) Summit by video teleconference on Friday, thanking the group for its significant contribution to Euroatlantic security, and support for Ukraine’s sovereignty.
10 June 2022
The leaders of the Bucharest Nine (B9) have called on Russia to withdraw its forces from the territory of Ukraine and ensure accountability for war crimes and atrocities committed in Ukraine.
Federal Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer says that the EU candidate status should be granted to Ukraine, provided that other applicants – the countries of the Western Balkans and Moldova – are granted this status simultaneously.
The Elysee Palace states that France is ready to take part in the operation to unblock the port of Odesa to ensure the export of Ukrainian grain to countries that need it.
Granting Ukraine the status of a candidate country for accession to the European Union remains a subject of discussion in the Netherlands.
The Government of Montenegro adopted a decision to provide additional aid, including military assistance, to Ukraine.
Ukraine's Armed Forces demonstrate a high level of military competencies and courage in the war with Russia, but a number of reforms in various areas are still needed to gain NATO membership.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has addressed the participants of the Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with UK Secretary of State for Defense Ben Wallace, who is on a working visit to Kyiv with his team.
The Russian Federation has violated about 400 international treaties since 2014.
So far, 45% of the McFaul-Yermak Group's action plan to strengthen sanctions against the Russian Federation has been implemented.
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, in his statements about his desire to exterminate Ukrainians, plainly articulated the true goal of Russia's policy toward Ukraine.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s position on Ukraine has cross-party support in the UK, and no changes for Ukraine in this regard are expected.
09 June 2022
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Ruslan Stefanchuk, says Ukraine will never cross the three red lines in any negotiations.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree, introducing sanctions against 261 heads of Russian higher educational institutions, as well as suspending cultural exchanges, scientific cooperation, educational and sports contacts, entertainment programs with 236 Russian higher educational institutions.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra assured Verkhovna Rada Chair Ruslan Stefanchuk of the support for Ukraine's European integration aspirations.
Moscow still can’t figure out whom they are fighting Ukraine and is organizing a “game of democracy” in the occupied Ukrainian territories.
The United States is confident in the unity and readiness of NATO and G7 to resolutely resist Russian aggression and support Ukraine.
08 June 2022
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution recommending that the European Union grant Ukraine the status of a candidate country for EU membership.
Wars end through diplomacy but in the case of Russia's war in Ukraine, such talks will obviously not take place in the near future, so the United States will do everything to further strengthen Ukraine's position.
Russia remains focused on war, not diplomacy, as it calls President Volodymyr Zelensky's demand to withdraw behind the February 24 line “not serious."
The Ambassador of the United States to Ukraine, Bridget Brink, says $1 billion in direct support is already in Ukraine to keep the country and its people moving forward, while another $7.5 billion is yet to be transferred.
Blockading grain exports via Ukrainian ports, Russia is using food as a weapon and disrupting global food security.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba signed a letter to the European Union member states outlining Ukraine's proposals on the 7th package of sanctions against Russia which should be adopted as soon as possible.
Russian president Vladimir Putin will continue to implement his criminal plans with impunity if Ukraine does not receive the status of a candidate for EU membership.
Ukraine will not accept any alternatives to the status of a candidate for EU membership and does not see skeptical EU countries having any rational arguments.
President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed enhancing defense support for Ukraine with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
Chair of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Stefanchuk has delivered a speech at the European Parliament plenary session.
Ukraine requested that Russia be expelled from the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) at a meeting of senior officials in the first days of the full-scale war, but there was no proper reaction.