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President of Ukraine met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

President of Ukraine

2 May 2022 - 18:57

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark Jeppe Kofod.

The Head of State noted that Ukraine highly appreciates the support of Denmark, and reminded that he had a fruitful meeting with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in Kyiv recently.

"It is important that the cooperation between our countries is really dynamic and fruitful," Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed and praised the resumption of the work of the Danish Embassy in Kyiv.

The President stressed that Ukraine now needs maximum defense assistance.

"I know that Denmark has already done a lot in this matter and continues to do so," he said.

The Head of State stressed the importance of coordinated counteraction to the aggressor on the sanctions track. According to him, Ukraine appreciates Denmark's active position on EU restrictive measures against Russia and looks forward to Copenhagen's continued active role in sanctions pressure.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy also expressed his belief in Denmark's support for Ukraine's path to EU membership.

The parties paid considerable attention to the issue of financial assistance to the economy of our country. The President praised the readiness of the Danish side to play a leading role in the reconstruction of Mykolaiv together with other international partners.

The President noted the assistance of the Danish government in clearing and rebuilding the liberated Ukrainian cities by transferring the relevant construction equipment. The given step is one of the results of an agreement reached during recent talks with the Prime Minister of Denmark.

The parties also discussed further joint work on bringing the aggressor to justice for crimes committed in our country.

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