President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with the President of the Republic of Lithuania

27 April 2020 - 16:38

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda.

The parties discussed the situation in the countries in the context of the spread of coronavirus and the measures taken in Ukraine and Lithuania to counteract and minimize the impact of COVID-19 on citizens.

The Head of State informed Gitanas Nausėda of the security situation in Donbas. The President of Ukraine expressed his gratitude for the continued support of Vilnius for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our country.

The Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania discussed the state of preparation of important European integration measures: the EU-Ukraine Summit and the Sixth Eastern Partnership Summit.

Gitanas Nausėda praised Volodymyr Zelenskyy's personal contribution to the reforms, emphasizing the importance of adopting historic land reform as one of the best preconditions for building a strong economy.

The parties noted the importance of continuing bilateral political dialogue despite the situation with the spread of coronavirus. The President of Ukraine invited his Lithuanian counterpart to visit Kyiv at the end of this year in order to participate in the next meeting of the Council of Presidents of Ukraine and the Republic of Lithuania.

“I am looking forward to our meeting and, of course, I would like more joint economic decisions. I hope we can move in this direction despite the quarantine . I am grateful for the advocacy of Ukraine in Europe and for the friendship between our countries,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.