President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with Justin Trudeau

1 November 2021 - 22:56

Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with Justin Trudeau

As part of his participation in the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.

The President of Ukraine congratulated Justin Trudeau on the victory of his party in the early parliamentary elections in Canada.

The President noted Canada's continued support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity and briefed on the current security situation in Donbas and the progress of peace talks.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked Justin Trudeau for supporting Ukraine's European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations and expressed hope for Canada's leadership role in backing Ukraine's NATO membership acquisition.

The parties also discussed the threat posed by the Nord Stream 2 project to Europe's energy security, the energy crisis and measures to combat it.

The President informed his interlocutor about the course of reforms in Ukraine, in particular about infrastructure development, land reform and digitization. In addition, he spoke about the strategy of our country in the sphere of "green" transformation.

The Head of State expressed hope for strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries and expanding the Free Trade Agreement between Ukraine and Canada, which already yields positive results.

The parties also discussed the issue of simplifying trips to Canada for Ukrainian citizens.

During the meeting, the President invited the Prime Minister of Canada to visit Ukraine.