Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva had a phone conversation with Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic on Foreign Policy and Security Tomáš Pojar.
Ihor Zhovkva congratulated his interlocutor on the adoption by the Czech Parliament of a vote of confidence in the coalition government led by Petr Fiala on the evening of January 13.
The Deputy Head of the Office of the President informed Tomáš Pojar in detail about the current security situation on the borders of Ukraine and in Donbas, as well as the efforts of our state aimed at a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict.
The coordinated position of all Ukraine's partners, especially the member states of the European Union and NATO, on preventing further escalation on the part of the Russian Federation was positively noted.
During the conversation, special attention was paid to the implementation of Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic strategy in the context of preparations for the NATO Summit in Madrid in June 2022.
The interlocutors agreed on further cooperation in order to realize the European aspirations of our country, in particular in the context of the Czech presidency of the EU Council in the second half of 2022.
Ihor Zhovkva and Tomáš Pojar also discussed the possibility of signing a bilateral declaration in support of Ukraine's European perspective.
"We hope that supporting Ukraine's European aspirations will be among the priorities of the Czech presidency of the EU Council, and the Czech Republic will be able to join the circle of states that have officially supported granting Ukraine a European perspective," said the Deputy Head of the President's Office.
The parties also discussed further cooperation within the Crimea Platform.
Mutual readiness to hold a meeting between the President of Ukraine and the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic at the next opportunity was confirmed.