President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. On the eve of the planned talks between U.S. President J. Biden and Russian President V. Putin, the Ukrainian and American sides have coordinated their positions on key issues.
The Head of the Ukrainian state emphasized that there is no alternative to the process of peaceful resolution. In that regard, the steps that Ukraine is taking and intends to take for its revitalization have been discussed.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy also informed A. Blinken about the situation on the borders of our state. The President has expressed his gratitude for the powerful support of the United States, which systemically draws attention of the global community to the Russian military activity near Ukraine’s borders, and consolidates the efforts of democratic nations to prevent escalation.
An emphasis was made on the importance of preserving a coordinated and effective sanctions pressure on the Russian Federation by the international community until the full restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
The importance of enhancing security cooperation that would assist in deterring Russia’s aggressive behavior towards Ukraine was discussed in particular.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the American allies for the resolute and unwavering effective support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
It has been agreed to hold a telephone call of Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Joseph Biden after the talks between the Presidents of the United States and Russia.