President of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine met with the Polish Foreign Minister

22 December 2023 - 18:06

The President of Ukraine met with the Polish Foreign Minister

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Radosław Sikorski, who is visiting our country.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy underscored the importance of the first visit of the newly appointed head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland to our state.

The Head of the State expressed gratitude for the substantial support of Ukraine by Poland in countering the full-scale Russian invasion and providing refuge to Ukrainian citizens who sought safety from hostilities.

The interlocutors agreed that bilateral relations should find fresh impetus, and all areas of concern should be settled with mutual trust and respect.

"We hope for the opening of a new page in our relations. We are very strong neighbors with a shared history. We are glad to see you here. I hope that the Prime Minister of Poland will also visit Ukraine at the earliest opportunity," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

The President of Ukraine and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland discussed in detail further cooperation in the defense sector and the key needs of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Radosław Sikorski specifically addressed the establishment of joint production facilities and explored the possibility of procuring Polish weaponry, which has demonstrated its effectiveness on the battlefield.

Issues related to the preparation for the next meeting at the level of leaders' advisors on the implementation of the Peace Formula and the organization of the Global Peace Summit were also discussed.