Shmyhal, Steinmeier discuss Ukraine’s sky protection, joint defense industries development

Shmyhal, Steinmeier discuss Ukraine’s sky protection, joint defense industries development

War in Ukraine
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal and President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier have discussed the strengthening of Ukraine’s air defenses and the joint development of defense industries, Ukrinform reports.

In a post on his Facebook page, Shmyhal stressed that Germany is one of the leading countries in Europe in terms of supporting Ukraine in various sectors, including arms supplies.

Shmyhal said he thanked Germany for that during his meeting with Steinmeier.

An important topic of conversation was strengthening the protection of Ukrainian skies from Russian terror.

“We are grateful to Germany for preparing a EUR 1.4 billion winter aid package announced by Chancellor Olaf Scholz," the Prime Minister said.

Shmyhal and Steinmeier also discussed the joint development of defense industries and the implementation of the peace formula proposed by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.

As reported by Ukrinform, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at the opening of the 6th German-Ukrainian Economic Forum in Berlin that Germany had provided Ukraine with almost EUR 24 billion in aid since the full-scale war started.

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