President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine met with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

8 October 2020 - 16:19

President of Ukraine met with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson in London.

The President of Ukraine briefed the Prime Minister on the security situation in Donbas and thanked for the continued support of the United Kingdom for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

During the talks, the interlocutors stressed the importance of joint action in overcoming the most serious challenges facing the world today, namely: the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and the global climate crisis. Boris Johnson stressed that the United Kingdom is of the opinion that every country should receive a vaccine when it is developed. Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted that Ukraine has the capacity for mass production and is waiting for the vaccine to be produced.

In addition, the President told the British Prime Minister about the projects and reforms that Ukraine is implementing to boost its economy. In particular, he informed about the "Great Construction", "investment nanny", when the state will protect investors and help with the implementation of their projects in Ukraine, as well as banking law and agricultural development.

"Ukraine is known as one of the largest suppliers of agricultural products in the world. The United Kingdom will be able to buy high-quality agricultural products at attractive prices in our country," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

The need to improve trade relations was discussed. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom noted that raising the level of trade turnover between the two countries is high on the agenda.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Boris Johnson stressed the importance of strategic partnership and the development of bilateral relations.

The President of Ukraine invited the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to pay an official visit to our country.