Zelensky arrives in Germany for talks with Scholz forward of Ukraine reconstruction convention | EUROtoday

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday night time introduced his arrival in Germany for talks with Chancellor Olaf Scholz and to take part in a convention on Ukrainian reconstruction.

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“Chancellor Scholz and I will discuss further defence assistance, the expansion of Ukraine’s air defence system, and joint arms production” forward of a significant peace summit in Switzerland this weekend, Zelensky wrote on X.

Berlin just lately authorised Ukraine to make use of German weapons to strike targets in Russia, having lengthy refused to take action for worry of scary an escalation of the battle with Russia.

After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Germany deserted its conventional place of pacifism and have become the second largest provider of army tools to Kyiv after the United States.

Zelensky is because of take part on Tuesday and Wednesday in a convention on reconstructing Ukraine, which will likely be attended by 10 prime ministers, different authorities representatives and the personal sector.

“In the face of Russia’s air terror, urgent solutions for Ukraine’s energy sector will be our top priority,” mentioned Zelensky.

“I will also meet with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Bundestag President Barbel Bas, as well as visit a military base where our servicemen are training,” he added.

Zelensky will then head to Switzerland to take part in a convention on reaching peace in Ukraine resulting from be attended by 90 international locations and organisations, though Russia was not invited and China won’t attend.