Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy has met with newly elected President of Argentina Javier Milei in Buenos Aires.
Source: website of the President of Ukraine
Quote from Zelenskyy: "In times of war, it is challenging to find the time to travel halfway around the globe. But we heard you and your signals in Parliament and [felt] your personal energy in support of Ukraine and our people who are fighting against Russian aggression."
Details: Zelenskyy thanked Milei for inviting him and congratulated him on his inauguration as President of Argentina.
He expressed his belief that Ukraine and Argentina, the peoples of both countries, could have a great common future. The President of Ukraine noted that the Argentinian people have huge respect for freedom, which is exactly what Ukrainians are fighting for today.
Zelenskyy told the Argentinian president about the process of implementing the Ukrainian Peace Formula. He invited the Argentinian government to take part in the fourth meeting of national security and foreign policy advisers on the implementation of the Peace Formula in January 2024 and in preparations for the inaugural Global Peace Summit.
The parties also discussed next steps in the preparations for the Ukraine-Latin America summit, which will open a new chapter in Ukraine's relations with the countries in this region.
The two presidents focused particularly on the development of bilateral cooperation in a number of areas.
- Zelenskyy had arrived in Argentina to attend the inauguration of the newly elected president, Javier Milei.
- During the inauguration, Zelenskyy spoke briefly with Hungarian President Viktor Orbán.