President of Ukraine

Head of State had a phone call with the President of Switzerland

12 January 2024 - 10:43

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a first phone call with the President of the Swiss Confederation for 2024, Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport of Switzerland Viola Amherd.

The Head of State congratulated the interlocutor on her election and the beginning of the presidential term.

"I wish you fruitful work in this responsible position, and to the Swiss people – well-being and prosperity in the year 2024," the President of Ukraine said.

During the conversation, the parties emphasized the growing dynamics of the bilateral dialogue between Ukraine and Switzerland.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed gratitude to Switzerland for its firm support of Ukraine's state sovereignty and territorial integrity amid Russia's full-scale aggression against our country.

He particularly thanked the Swiss side for supporting the Ukrainian Peace Formula and organizing the next meeting of national security and foreign policy advisors in Davos on January 14.

"After the important Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano, this is the second large-scale international event in support of our country to be held in Switzerland," the Head of State noted.

The parties discussed preparations for the meeting of national security advisors and political advisors to the heads of state on the Peace Formula to be held in Davos.

The leaders coordinated bilateral measures for the near future.