President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with the co-chairman of the German party "Alliance 90/The Greens

24 May 2021 - 18:50

Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with the co-chairman of the German party

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Robert Habeck, co-chairman of the German party "Alliance 90/The Greens”. The interlocutors discussed the course of the German federal election campaign.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted the positive dynamics of the party's electoral support and expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation with all German political forces, including Alliance 90/The Greens party.

The President thanked Germany for its continued support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

The parties stressed the inadmissibility of Russia's aggressive actions, which pose a threat to peace and stability in Europe, including the recent increase in the number of Russian troops on Ukraine's borders.

The President informed about the security situation in Donbas and the risks caused by the concentration of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border. He also spoke about the steps Ukraine is taking to achieve peace. The President welcomed Robert Habeck's decision to visit the delimitation line in the east.

"I highly appreciate your decision. You will be able to see with your own eyes the real picture of Russian aggression against Ukraine. I hope that what you saw in Donbas will help strengthen the position of your political force in support of Ukraine," the President said.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Robert Habeck also discussed Ukraine's European integration. In particular, the President noted the importance of Germany giving a political signal regarding the European prospect of the Ukrainian state.

In turn, Robert Habeck praised Ukraine's efforts to implement the European integration course and noted the readiness of his political force for constructive cooperation in this direction.

The interlocutors discussed the risks of the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project. Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Robert Habeck agreed that this is a geopolitical project, not an economic one.

During the discussion of cooperation in the field of energy, the parties expressed mutual interest in the implementation of joint projects in support of the European Green Course, as well as in the framework of the Energy Partnership between Ukraine and Germany.