President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the Danish Prime Minister discussed the security situation in Donbas, Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic aspirations and the supply of vaccines

11 June 2021 - 18:29

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark Mette Frederiksen.

On the eve of the NATO summit on June 14, the President informed the Danish Prime Minister on the security situation in Donbas and near Ukraine's borders. He stressed that the level of threat remains high, as only part of the Russian troops and heavy weapons has been withdrawn from the Ukrainian borders so far.

The President thanked Denmark for its firm support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed the importance of maintaining international pressure on Russia in order to achieve real progress in a peaceful settlement.

The interlocutors discussed practical cooperation in support of Ukraine's efforts towards NATO membership and in the framework of European integration.

Mette Frederiksen told the President that Denmark is willing to deliver 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirmed the invitation to the Prime Minister of Denmark to visit Ukraine to participate in the inaugural summit of the Crimean Platform and in the events on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence.