President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė.
The Head of State informed the interlocutor about the current security situation along the borders and in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. He also spoke about the practical steps of our state aimed at intensifying the negotiation process within the Normandy format and ensuring its effectiveness.
"It is very important that you came to support Ukraine today, during the tense situation on the borders of our country, on the borders with Europe, on the borders with Russia, on touch lines with the temporarily occupied territories of our state. We consider our relations with the Republic of Lithuania special at the level of presidents, prime ministers, states and nations. We feel this not only during the escalation period, but all the time," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
Separately, the President noted Lithuania's intention to preserve and strengthen its diplomatic mission in Ukraine.
The interlocutors discussed the implementation of our country's strategic course towards European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy also noted Lithuania's continued support for Ukraine's movement to the European Union and praised Vilnius' practical efforts to recognize our country's European perspective.
The President of Ukraine coordinated positions with the Prime Minister of Lithuania in the context of preparations for the forthcoming NATO Summit in Madrid in June 2022.