As part of the participation in the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, the President of Ukraine held short meetings with leaders of a number of countries and heads of European political and financial institutions.
In particular, during the conversation on the sidelines of the conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the parties discussed the current security situation in Donbas and the course of negotiations to establish peace, the energy crisis in Europe and ways to overcome it, as well as topical relations between the two countries.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy also had brief meetings with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda, Latvian President Egils Levits, President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, President of Finland Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou-Nguesso.
The President of Ukraine discussed topical issues of Ukraine’s bilateral relations with these countries and with the European Union.
During the meeting with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Odile Renaud-Basso, Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed the development of further fruitful cooperation between Ukraine and this financial institution.