The government of Ukraine appreciates the EU’s help, two years after the Russian invasion

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Von der Leyen guarantees Ukraine more support, including ammunition and defense investments. In turn, the G7 foreign ministers (Canada, United States, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy and Japan) also “expressed their full support for Kiev for as long as necessary.”

He Government of Ukraine, under the leadership of its chairman, Volodymyr Zelenskythanked the EU for its assistance to the international delegation that visited Kiev this Friday and Saturday, on the occasion of second year of war in the country.

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der LeyenIn turn, it has praised Ukraine’s resilience during the war and guaranteed more EU support, including ammunition and investment in the defense industry, “for as long as necessary.”

“Today we are here to tell you that Europe will stay by your side for as long as necessary, with more financial support, more ammunition, more training for your troops, more air defense and more investment in Europe’s and Ukraine’s defense industries. Von der Leyen said at a ceremony commemorating the fallen Ukrainian soldiers at Antonov Airport in Gostomel, outside Kiev, and honoring those who drove Russian forces out of the capital region.

She is confident that Ukraine will continue to surprise us all until the last Russian soldier is finally expelled.

For his part, the Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander de Croo, has emphasized that the Russian defeat at Gostomel was “the beginning of the end of the Russian attempt to conquer Kiev”.

“The war unleashed by the Russian Federation against Ukraine has had transformative effects not only in Ukraine, but across Europe and even globally. Russia has suffered a strategic defeat,” said De Croo, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Council. , previously owned by Spain.

He added that “after the strategic defeat (of Russia), NATO has risen to the occasion and once again become the center of collective security here in Europe. Finland and very soon Sweden will significantly strengthen NATO’s eastern flank.

The G7 Foreign Ministers also expressed their support for achieving a just peace in Ukraine

The G7 foreign ministers also expressed this Saturday “their full support for Kiev to achieve a just and lasting peace for as long as necessary.”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy, the current president of the G7, has posted a video on its networks in which the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Canada, the United States, France, Great Britain, Germany and Japan meet one after the other other appear and confirm their positions. country support for Ukraine.

The G7 will hold a telematics meeting this afternoon at St. Sophia’s Cathedral, in which Zelenskiy is also expected to participate, along with the leaders of the United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France and Canada. a joint declaration will be adopted.

Source: EITB

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