President of Ukraine

Presidential Office

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva held a video consultation with Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia Liis Lipre-Järma.

The main focus was on the institution of sanctions against the leadership of the Russian Federation and Russian oligarchs close to power. This topic will be reflected in the new work of the expert group.

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a phone conversation with President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende.

Following the presentation of the Action Plan on tightening sanctions on Russia, an international expert group continued its work and prepared a document detailing energy sanctions, helping governments and companies around the world formulate proposals for sanctions on Russia.

Ihor Zhovkva praised the expert role of the United 4 Ukraine members in shaping public opinion about the current situation in Ukraine in their countries and expressed hope that they will continue to support our country to strengthen European security and promote European values.

Andriy Yermak and Angelina Jolie discussed the need for practical steps to address the problems facing Ukrainian children due to the war, including forced relocation, parting with loved ones, physical and psychological trauma.

The parties also discussed the possible participation of the Portuguese Republic in the reconstruction of the regions of Ukraine after the war.

The Head of the Office of the President stressed that despite significant support from the United States, Ukraine needs more weapons, as the war continues and the whole world sees the situation in the southeast of our country, including Mariupol.

The Deputy Head of the Office of the President noted that Ukraine needs strong support from the international community in documenting war crimes committed by Russia in our country.

Andriy Yermak informed his interlocutors about the course of events on the frontline noting that the most difficult situation remains in the south-east of Ukraine, where Russia has concentrated significant forces. As part of the ongoing dialogue, the parties continued to discuss future security guarantees for Ukraine.