President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the priority of his activity with the members of the Supervisory Board of Yalta European Strategy (YES), as the presidential press service reported.
Zelensky told the YES representatives that the establishment of peace in Ukraine, defense of its sovereignty and restoration of the territorial integrity, implementing of the reforms, strengthening of the defense capacity of the state, provision of the conditions of the successful development of the country are among priorities of his activity.
The head of the state told about the results of the official visits to France and Germany. According to him, during the negotiations, the main attention was paid to the end of the war in Donbas and return of the Ukrainian prisoners, particularly, the sailors.
He also mentioned the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas.
“I believe that not only our side wants to reach the peace soon,” the president said.
He also paid attention to the necessity of the restoration of the infrastructure of Donbas. Zelensky emphasized that the holding of the investment form for the restoration of the region is planned for September.
Moreover, the holding of 16th, the annual meeting of the YES was discussed.
“Unfortunately, our meeting will not take place in Livadia Palace but we expect our early return to Ukrainian Yalta,” Zelensky noted.
Besides, Zelensky hopes for the support of Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in the fight against the Russian aggression, restoration of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the state.