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This day will go down in Ukraine's history – Zelenskyy on agreement with UK

Friday, 12 January 2024, 20:27
This day will go down in Ukraine's history – Zelenskyy on agreement with UK
Photo: President’s Office

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted in his evening address that Ukraine would base its work with other partners on the security agreement signed today with the UK.

Source: Zelenskyy in his evening address on 12 January

Quote: "This day has already entered the history of our state: today, we have an agreement with the UK, a security agreement that we have been working on for a long time. It is the first bilateral agreement implementing the G7’s basic understanding of security commitments for Ukraine, our defence, our security growth... I would like to thank the UK, and Prime Minister Sunak personally, for being the first and for your leadership."

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Details: The President noted that the financial support would cover various aspects of the state's defence for 10 years.

Quote: "We have secured £2.5 billion of financial support for this year, and overall, during the ten-year term of the agreement, there will be a substantial amount of support every year. That includes weapons. Support for our defence sector. Our intelligence. Sanctions against Russia. Work on Russian assets. Protection against Russian cyberattacks – everything related to modern technology."

Details: Zelenskyy added that Ukraine will work with other partners on bilateral agreements based on this agreement with the UK.

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