Ukraine not ready to wait another 5 more years for Minsk negotiations to yield results, - Zelensky

Volodymyr Zelensky met with the Prime Minister of Sweden on the sidelines of UNGA
11:26, 25 September 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky meets Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at UNGA
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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky met with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the press service of the President’s Office reported.

"We are not ready to wait 5 more years for the negotiations in Minsk to yield results," Volodymyr Zelensky underlined.

Ukrainian leader thanked the Prime Minister for their full support to Ukraine, in particular, for the support of the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity. The parties discussed the prospects of negotiations on Donbas.

Zelensky also noted the importance of Sweden as a partner for Ukraine, especially in the trade sphere.

Volodymyr Zelensky urged Stefan Löfven to increase Sweden’s investments in Ukraine's economy, including the spheres of energy efficiency and recycling.

As we reported, 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.

Related: No state can achieve sustainable development without peace and a sense of security, - Ukraine's President at UNGA

His program also includes the meetings with the leaders of the Ukrainian Community in the USA and business representatives.

 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. 

Related: Zelensky says he invites Trump to visit Ukraine

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