President of Ukraine

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov and Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal as regards the need to comply with Ukraine’s international obligations when amending the legislation in the field of public procurement.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in the ceremony of honoring the memory of servicemen of the Armed Forces who perished that day in the battles for independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the state.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde.

The Cabinet of Ministers compared quarantine restrictions in Ukraine with those of 18 European countries, and Ukrainian quarantine turned out to be the mildest. This was announced by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal during the traditional conference call on the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 chaired by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy commends the government's adoption of a resolution to reduce gas tariffs for the population. The Head of State is convinced that utility tariffs should be socially fair, and the gas market should operate according to the standards of transparent trade and fair competition.

The leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine and Germany related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the supply of vaccine against this infection.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. At the beginning of the conversation, the heads of state congratulated each other on Christmas and New Year. Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for a warm New Year's video greeting for Ukraine.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy convened the Cabinet of Ministers, representatives of the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities, the head of Naftogaz of Ukraine and specialists in the field of economy, electricity and gas energy to address the issue of high gas prices for Ukrainians.

During the talks in Kyiv, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and President of Moldova Maia Sandu called energy, infrastructure and transit priority areas for a common economic impetus.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy informed President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu of the current situation in Donbas and the steps taken for a peaceful settlement.