Vladimir Zelensky and Kamala Harris in Munich
The American and Ukrainian sides agreed to continue searching for diplomatic ways to resolve the situation around Ukraine.
US Vice President Kamala Harris and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky held their first meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Conference on Saturday, February 19, during which they discussed the security situation around Ukraine. This was reported on the Twitter accounts of both leaders.
Thus, the American vice president noted that the United States continues to support Ukraine in the face of aggression from Russia.
“In the face of Russia’s military buildup, the United States stands by Ukraine. As I told President Zelensky in Munich, we are committed to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the statement reads. message Harris.
Zelensky, in turn, said that the parties agreed to continue searching for diplomatic ways to resolve the situation around Ukraine.
“I held important talks with US Vice President Kamala Harris. We exchanged assessments of the security situation around Ukraine. We were unanimous in the need to find diplomatic ways of de-escalation. I appreciate the continued effective support from the United States for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,” wrote is he.
Let’s add, according to the data TASS With reference to the White House, in Munich, Harris discussed the Ukrainian issue separately with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
“They discussed the quick and tough economic measures that the US, EU and other countries are going to use if Russia makes a further invasion of Ukraine. They also discussed ongoing efforts both in deterrence and in the field of diplomacy,” the agency quoted a US administration official as saying.
Recall that US President Joe Biden once again stated that the States would not send their military to Ukraine, but would continue to provide assistance to Kiev.