On the sidelines of the Eastern Partnership Summit, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy congratulated Olaf Scholz on his election and wished success and fruitful cooperation to the new coalition government of Germany.
"I appreciate the fact that the coalition agreement of the German government enshrines an agreement on strong support for Ukraine," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
He expressed hope that the new German government would support Ukraine's European and Euro-Atlantic perspective.
During the meeting, the Head of State paid special attention to the energy security issues.
"We reckon on the support of the German party in maintaining gas transit through Ukraine after 2024," the President stressed.
It was also noted that Ukraine hopes to continue an intensive energy partnership with Germany in previously agreed areas.
The President invited the Federal Chancellor to pay a visit to Ukraine.