During a working trip to the Zaporizhzhia region, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in the launch of traffic on the upper part of the new cable-stayed bridge across the Dnieper River, which connects the island of Khortytsia with the center of Zaporizhzhia.
In Zaporizhzhia, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in the Living Chain flash mob on the occasion of the Day of Unity of Ukraine. More than 1,500 people holding ribbons connected the banks of the Dnieper River through a newly built cable-stayed bridge, which symbolizes the unity of the Ukrainian state.
"The proclamation of the Act Zluky is an important page in the annals of statehood, and now, more than a century later, we understand that the unity of Ukraine is not only about history, it is about our present and future," said the President.
The Head of State informed his interlocutor about the development of the security situation along Ukraine's borders. The leaders agreed on the need to continue a joint coordinated effort to prevent the conflict from escalating.
"We all live on this Earth. This is about values. There are rules that may help us survive in this world. You can’t capture someone’s territory, and you can’t invade," the President of Ukraine stressed.
Today, Ukraine has not only to deter Russian aggression on its borders, but also to protect its digital space from cyber attacks. This was emphasized by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in an interview to The Washington Post.
During the conversation with the journalist, the President answered questions about the security situation around Ukraine and Europe, the consequences of recent cyberattacks, countering hybrid threats, including Nord Stream 2, the likelihood of escalation of Russia's armed aggression against Ukraine etc.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the expectations of the Ukrainian side from the participation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the NATO Summit in Madrid in June 2022, as well as the results of this event.