Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met in Kiev with the new British Foreign Minister David Cameron. The talks concerned, among other things, cooperation in the field of defense. During his first working visit abroad, Cameron assured that Great Britain would continue to provide moral, diplomatic and, above all, military support to Ukraine.
The Ukrainian leader thanked the head of British diplomacy for paying his first working visit as head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Kiev.
– This is very important, especially now, when the world pays attention not only to the situation on the battlefield in… Ukraine. We are grateful for the UK’s strong support for Ukraine. We are grateful for the warm welcome given to Ukrainian citizens in the UK. And we are glad that you came to Ukraine, he said Volodymyr Zelenskyquoted by his office.
“What I want to say by being here is that we will continue to provide you with moral support, diplomatic support, but most of all, the military support that you will need, not only this year and next year, but however long it takes,” Cameron said. Reuters agency.
Cooperation in the field of defense
As reported on the website of the President of Ukraine, his conversation with the head of British diplomacy concerned, among others, cooperation in the field of defense. Zelensky noted that before the beginning of winter, the priority is to strengthen the air defense system to protect citizens and critical infrastructure from Russian shelling.
The security situation in the Black Sea and the functioning of the alternative so-called grain corridor were also discussed.
Zelensky’s office said that the discussion also included Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration and Britain’s support for Kiev’s progress on the path to membership in the EU. FOR THIS.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron, who has not been actively involved in politics for over seven years, became the new foreign minister on Monday. He replaced James Cleverly in this role, who took over the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Main photo source: Volodymyr Zelensky/Twitter