President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine met with the Prime Minister of Portugal in Moldova

1 June 2023 - 21:33

President of Ukraine met with the Prime Minister of Portugal in Moldova

In the framework of his participation in the European Political Community Summit, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Prime Minister of the Republic of Portugal António Costa.

The Head of State thanked António Costa for the comprehensive and consistent military, political and humanitarian support for Ukraine by the Portuguese government.

In particular, the President noted Portugal's readiness to participate in the training of Ukrainian pilots.

"Portugal's assistance is extremely important for countering Russia's aggression and restoring Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," the Head of State emphasized.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy briefed António Costa on the situation on the frontline and the consequences of recent massive missile strikes by Russia.

Special attention was paid to the upcoming NATO Summit in Vilnius. The President emphasized that the strongest and most concrete decisions of the NATO Summit are important for bolstering the security of Europe and bringing the end of the war closer.

The Head of State expressed hope that Portugal, along with other partners, would support the coordination of a clear algorithm on Ukraine's path to NATO membership.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy and António Costa discussed our country's progress on the path to European integration.

The interlocutors exchanged views on further steps to implement the Ukrainian Peace Formula and involve Portugal in this process, particularly in the context of the preparation of the Global Peace Summit.