President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel at the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the press service of the President’s Office reported.
It is reported that the parties discussed the preparation for the meeting of the leaders of the Normandy format aimed to agree on further steps to resolve the conflict in east Ukraine.
Volodymyr Zelensky informed Angela Merkel of the security situation in east Ukraine, as well as of the efforts of the Ukrainian side to rebuild the destroyed bridge near Stanytsia Luhanska.
The Head of State confirmed that Ukraine remained consistent in fulfilling its commitments to peaceful settlement in Donbas using political and diplomatic mechanisms, the press service reports.
It is said that the Federal Chancellor of Germany emphasized the continued support for the efforts of Ukraine aimed at establishing peace in the east of the country and noted the importance of careful preparation for the meeting in the Normandy format in order to achieve efficient results.
As we reported, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is visiting in New York to participate in the 74th UN General Assembly. He was reported to have a big one-hour meeting with his American counterpart Donald Trump as part of his working visit to the US.
Volodymyr Zelensky will perform with a speech during the general debates of the UN General Assembly, as well as participate in the Sustainable Development Goals Summit.
Besides, the President would have the number of bilateral meetings with foreign state leaders.
Zelensky’s program also includes the meetings with the leaders of the Ukrainian Community in the USA and business representatives.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO Secretary-General held the meeting at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
He also met with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.