Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva had a phone conversation with Jean-Charles Ellermann-Kingombe, Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Office of the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Ihor Zhovkva informed the interlocutor in detail about the current security situation in Donbas, in the temporarily occupied Crimea, as well as along the state border of Ukraine. He thanked the Danish side for its solidarity in supporting our country both bilaterally and within the EU and NATO.
The diplomatic advisers discussed the implementation of Ukraine's European integration strategy. Ihor Zhovkva noted the importance of fixing the European perspective of our state, and also expressed hope for Copenhagen’s support to this ambitious idea. An exchange of views took place on relevant initiatives in support of Ukraine within the institutions of the European Union.
Particular attention was paid to the forthcoming NATO Summit in Madrid in June 2022, especially in the context of invitation for Ukraine to participate in the event, as well as its expected results.
The interlocutors touched upon the issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of energy security, in particular in the context of our country's practical steps towards joining the European continental energy network ENTSO-E. In this regard, the effective work of the Ukrainian-Danish Energy Center in Kyiv was also noted.
At the end of the conversation, Ihor Zhovkva and Jean-Charles Ellermann-Kingombe exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Denmark, which will be celebrated on February 12, 2022. Mutual readiness for further comprehensive development of bilateral cooperation was confirmed.