As part of the international conference COP26, president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a number of communications with the leaders of world powers.
"One of our main common tasks is to intensify trade and economic cooperation," Zelenskyy said.
In the conversation between Zelenskyy and British prime minister Boris Johnson, the topics of military-defense interaction, bilateral cooperation, European and global topical issues were raised.
During the conversation with the emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, issues of strengthening trade and economic cooperation and the prospect of Ukraine receiving Qatari liquefied gas were discussed. Cooperation between the powers in the military-technical sphere was also discussed.
During a meeting with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, Zelenskyy expressed his gratitude for Canada's support in Ukraine's NATO membership. The topic of the energy crisis and methods of overcoming it was also on the agenda: separately, the president of Ukraine told Trudeau about the green transformation of our country. Zelenskyy voiced hope for expanding the Ukraine-Canada Free Trade Agreement, as well as simplifying travel conditions to Canada for Ukrainians.
The victory of this day can be called the signing by Ukraine and Slovakia of the Declaration on the European perspective of Ukraine. Slovakia is the fifth EU member state to sign the Declaration.
"Today's signing is a very important example for other EU member states in genuinely supporting Ukraine's European perspective," Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed. The president of Ukraine thanked Zuzana Chaputova, president of Slovakia, for recognizing the European perspective of our state and expressed and emphasized the importance of this fact for the further transformation of Ukraine.
During the conversation, Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi voiced the mutual need for international cooperation between the two powers. Zelenskyy and Narendro Modi discussed the possibility of joint production of the COVID-19 vaccine developed in India, Covishield. In order to expand bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and India, the presidents agreed to hold a meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Scientific, Technical, Industrial and Cultural Cooperation. Another important topic of the conversation was the technical cooperation of states in the military-technical sphere and aircraft construction.
Also, the president of Ukraine was able to communicate with the heads of Israel, Sweden, Georgia, Luxembourg, Austria, and Guinea.