British and Ukrainian sources say British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Saturday to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky.
“President Zhelensky began meeting with each other,” wrote Andrei Gibia, deputy director of the Ukrainian presidential office, on Facebook today, releasing a picture showing Johnson and Zhelensky sitting at a table facing each other.
Earlier in the day, Zhelensky also welcomed Austrian President Carl Neymar to Kiev.
For his part, according to the German news agency DPA, a British government spokesman said that “the Prime Minister went to Ukraine to personally meet with President Zhelensky as a sign of solidarity with the Ukrainian people.” Discuss Britain’s long-term support for Ukraine.
The spokesman pointed out that Johnson intends to provide a new financial and military aid package to Ukraine.
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