President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone call with Prime Minister of Sweden Ulf Kristersson.
The Head of State thanked the Swedish Prime Minister for Sweden's effective six-month Presidency of the Council of the European Union and active participation in the preparation of two sanctions packages against the aggressor state.
The parties discussed the situation on the frontline and recent developments in Russia. According to the President, they demonstrated a split in Russian society and the weakness of the power vertical. Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that in such circumstances, further political pressure on Russia and military support for Ukraine would be most effective.
The parties agreed to coordinate efforts to bring NATO membership closer for both countries.
The President of Ukraine and the Prime Minister of Sweden discussed the pace of implementation of previous agreements on defense support from Sweden. Volodymyr Zelenskyy informed about Ukraine's further needs, in particular, on strengthening air defense.