Ukrainian President met with U.S. Secretary of State, EU Commission President in Davos-PHOTO

Ukrainian President met with U.S. Secretary of State, EU Commission President in Davos-PHOTO
# 16 January 2024 19:10 (UTC +04:00)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy had meetings with EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Zelenskyy wrote in this regard on X, APA reports.

The meetings took place within the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Zelenskyy noted that during his meeting with President of EU Commission, he discussed all of the key priorities on the Ukraine-EU agenda.

"As Ukraine moves closer to the practical start of EU accession negotiations, we agreed to take another step forward and start the screening of Ukraine's legislation. We focused on the need to unblock the decision to provide Ukraine with €50 billion in long-term EU assistance at the February 1st EUCO summit. Ukraine is hoping for a consensus on this issue," he noted on his post.

During his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy informed him on current situation on the battlefield:

"I informed Secretary Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, who was also present in the meeting, of the current battlefield situation, the key tasks for Ukraine’s Defense Forces this year, and the means required to fulfill them. We also talked about further defense cooperation between Ukraine and the US, with a particular emphasis on air defense and long-range capabilities."

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