President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held talks with President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu, visiting our country at his invitation.
The head of the Ukrainian state noted the importance of Moldova's solidarity with the people of Ukraine in the conditions of ongoing Russian aggression and emphasized the commitment to continue doing everything necessary to build friendly and close relations between our states.
He highly appreciated the signals of the Moldovan side in support of Ukraine and the visit of the President of Moldova to the cities affected by the Russian invaders.
The head of the Ukrainian state briefed his counterpart on the situation at the front.
The leaders expressed readiness to strengthen cooperation in countering challenges coming from Russia and exchanged views on the need for further sanctions pressure on Moscow.
Zelenskyy and Sandu discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation in detail.
The President of Ukraine welcomed the joint progress in the development of transport infrastructure, in particular, the connection of Odesa region and the south of Moldova by a new railway line with common border and customs control.
The parties positively noted the work of the relevant departments of the two countries, aimed at increasing the throughput capacity at certain border sections.
Particular attention was paid to the issue of creating a special tribunal for the crime of aggression against Ukraine.
The presidents of Ukraine and Moldova also discussed the progress and further prospects of the movement of the two states through European integration.
At the meeting, Zelenskyy expressed gratitude to the Moldovan side for the decision adopted by its national parliament to recognize the Holodomor in Ukraine as an act of genocide of the Ukrainian people.