President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Council Donald Tusk visited the Luhansk region. This is reported by Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ.
Zelensky and Tusk familiarized themselves with the situation in the Joint Forces Operation zone, talked with OSCE representatives and local residents. They also saw evidence of Russian aggression. Ukrainian military showed ammunition of the occupiers, which was found during the clearance of the territory.
On the territory of Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint, Zelensky honored the memory of the Ukrainian military, who died during enemy shelling.
In addition, Zelensky checked new JFO positions in the separation of forces area. He also noted that he was going to build a new bridge at the site of the destroyed one.
“What can we do? By the way, about President Duda (Polish President Andrzej Duda, - 112.international), we have an official meeting in September; we will raise this issue... I think that Mrs. Merkel, Mr. Macron would not influence the continuation of the construction of Nord Stream 2. Because their local business strongly influence them; they can do nothing,” Zelensky said.
The president thinks that Trump is the only person, who can help Ukraine to deal with the issue of Nord Stream 2 construction.
“Because the only solution to this issue; I will have a meeting in the U.S. with the president. It is the only person, who, I am sure, will solve the issue in favor of Ukraine,” Zelensky stated.