Zelensky, Scholz discuss Ukrainian air defenses, new sanctions against Russia
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on the sidelines of the European Political Community Summit in Moldova. Cereport reports citing Ukrinform
That's according to the Office of the President of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.
Zelensky informed Scholz about the escalation of Russian missile terror against Ukraine.
In this context, he emphasized the need to continue defense support for Ukraine, especially to strengthen the capabilities of Ukrainian air defenses.
Video: Office of the President of Ukraine
Zelensky thanked Scholz for supporting the Ukrainian Peace Formula and for his readiness to join its implementation. Both parties discussed joint preparations for the Global Peace Summit and the involvement of the widest possible range of participants.
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Both leaders agreed that an important factor in putting pressure on Russia is to strengthen sanctions against the aggressor, particularly by including in the new EU sanctions package the most effective restrictions against the Russian economy.