Andriy Yermak expressed gratitude to France for its assistance to Ukraine during the Russian aggression and extensive support for the Euro-Atlantic integration of our state. The current security situation in Ukraine and the main defense needs were discussed.
The parties discussed the priority areas of cooperation during Italy's presidency of the G7 in 2024. The importance of further comprehensive support for Ukraine as one of the priorities of this presidency was emphasized.
Advisor - Presidential Commissioner for Children's Rights and Child Rehabilitation Daria Herasymchuk took part in the press briefing "Stolen Voices: Deportation and Forced Displacement of Ukrainian Children by Ruscists. Facts and Revelations", where the evidence of Russian crimes gathered by experts of the OSCE Moscow Mechanism, specialists of the Yale University Humanities Research Laboratory and Ukrainian civil society activists was presented.
First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska met with Baroness Helena Kennedy, a British human rights activist who arrived in Kyiv. Helena Kennedy is the chair of Justice, an organization for human rights and legal reform.
On the occasion of the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and representatives of the Jewish clergy of Ukraine took part in the Hanukkah candle lighting ceremony.