European Parliament delegation visit
Zelensky: “Very grateful for the strong support”
From left, Slovenian Prime Minister Jansja Janscha, Polish Prime Minister Matteusi Moraviec, Polands ruling party of law and justice and deputy prime minister Yaroslav Kaczynski, and Czech Prime Minister Petr Pyala open a map and have a conversation on a train bound for Ukraine on the 15th./EPA yunhap news
The Prime Ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia visited Kiiu, the Ukrainian capital, to support Ukraine.
On the evening of the 15th, they traveled by train and arrived in Kiiu, Ukraine. Kiiu is the place where fierce battles are taking place with the Russian army. This is the first time since the invasion of Russia that the top level of a Western country has visited Ukraine and met with the president in person.
These three countries are both EU member states and North Atlantic Treaty Organization member states. Visited Ukraine as a representative of the European Parliament. “This meeting was planned in consultation with European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen,” he said in a statement before the visit.
The three prime ministers held talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmidhal.
After the meeting, President Zelensky posted a video of his two-minute meeting on his Telegram channel. “The visit to Ukraine at a difficult time is a strong sign of support,” he said.
Ukraines Prime Minister Shmigal also tweeted, “Thank you for the courage of our true friends.”
Polands Prime Minister Matteusimora Wiecz tweeted after the meeting, “History is being made in Kiiw, where the war has been torn to pieces. The fight for freedom is going on against the dictator of the world. We dont know what the future holds for all of us. EU supports Ukraine. Ukraine can count on the help of friends. I brought this message to Kiiwu.”