President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky had a telephone conversation with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during which the monarch offered to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine in the form of medical supplies. This was reported by the press service of the President's Office.
In addition, the parties discussed the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ukraine/Qatar and agreed to coordinate efforts in order to jointly combat the spread of the virus. The Emir of Qatar also offered to provide Ukraine with humanitarian aid in the form of medical supplies that are needed to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The issue of trade and economic cooperation was also raised. Zelensky expressed interest in strengthening investment cooperation between Ukraine and Qatar. In particular, they discussed food and energy security, as well as the implementation of mutually beneficial projects in the infrastructure and port sectors.
President of Ukraine also thanked the Qatari partners for their assistance in returning Ukrainian citizens home.
As we reported earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Poland’s President Andrzej Duda negotiated on joint fight against coronavirus, energy security of the countries and Donbas conflict.