They noted the importance of signing a bilateral Security Cooperation Agreement between Ukraine and the UK within the framework of the G7 Joint Declaration, the President’s Office reported.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as part of his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos in Switzerland. The head of state announced this on January 16 in Telegram.
“I started my work in Davos with a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. We discussed many important issues,” Zelensky emphasized.
According to the head of the country, in a conversation with the Secretary General of the Alliance they discussed…:
- the situation on the battlefield in Ukraine;
- defense needs of the state;
- further strengthening of the air defense system;
- preparations for the next NATO summit in Washington;
- working with partners on bilateral security agreements within the framework of the G7 declaration, which will be in force until Ukraine joins NATO.
“Thank you for the steady support of our state in defending against Russian invasion,” the head of state added.
In addition, the Office of the President added that Zelensky informed Stoltenberg about the massive Russian attacks on Ukrainian cities and communities that have occurred recently.
Also noted at the meeting was the importance of signing a bilateral Security Cooperation Agreement between Ukraine and Great Britain within the framework of the G7 Joint Declaration adopted at the previous NATO summit in Vilnius.
“The President spoke about continuing work on similar documents with other partners and emphasized the importance of urgently signing such agreements that will be in force until Ukraine joins NATO,” Zelensky’s press service said.
Let us remind you that on Monday, January 15, President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky arrived on a working visit to Switzerland. The head of the Swiss Foreign Ministry, Ignazio Cassis, also announced the arrival of President Zelensky and published a photograph together with the Ukrainian leader.
On January 12, it was reported that Ukraine and Great Britain signed security agreements that will remain in force until they join NATO. Under the agreement, the UK will share intelligence with Ukraine, help with cyber security, military training and strengthen defense-industrial cooperation.