Negotiations Between Zelenskyy and World Leaders on the G7 Platform

by Meifan Honcharuk
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Negotiations Between Zelenskyy and World Leaders on the G7 Platform

Talks with Rishi Sunak, Giorgia Meloni, Narendra Modi, Emmanuel Macron and Charles Michel

On May 20, president Zelensky will participate in a series of talks. During this morning, the president spoke personally with Rishi Sunak, Giorgia Meloni, Charles Michel and Narendra Modi.

With the British PM, the president discussed the transfer of F16 fighter jets to protect the Ukrainians and their people, as well as the coalition of Ukraine and the states of the United Kingdom on the path to establishing long-term peace in Ukraine and the world.

On May 13, Zelenskyy was on a diplomatic visit to Italy. Giorgia Meloni and Volodymyr Zelenskyy summed up the results of the Italian negotiations, discussed military assistance to Ukraine, and the possible participation of Italy in the training of Ukrainian pilots.

In the dialogue of the PM of India, Narendra Modi, president Zelenskyy discussed the humanitarian demining of the territories of our country and invited India to implement the Peace formula.

"The war has brought many crises and suffering. Children are deported, territories are mined, cities are destroyed, destinies are destroyed. I thank India for supporting our country's territorial integrity and sovereignty, including on the platforms of international organizations, and for providing humanitarian assistance to Ukraine," Zelenskyy. 

During negotiations with Emmanuel Macron, Zelenskyy thanked the French leader for our state's unceasing humanitarian, financial and military support. Our president noted that the participation of France in the training program for Ukrainian pilots is an essential step towards Ukrainian victory. Zelenskyy thanked Macron for France's involvement in the implementation of the Peace formula and called on other G7 members to join France's efforts.

With president of the European Council Charles Michel, president Zelenskyy discussed issues related to the common interests of Ukraine and the European Union and the European integration of our country. Specifically, Zelenskyy provided information on Ukraine's implementation of recommendations on EU accession and preparations for the upcoming negotiations on Ukraine's accession to the Union. Separately, the parties raised the ban on grain imports to some EU countries and the decisions of the European Council to lift these restrictions. Zelensky and Michel also discussed the Peace formula. 

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