President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with President of the National Council of Austria Wolfgang Sobotka, who is on a visit to Ukraine.
The Head of State thanked Austria for supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and for its significant assistance in overcoming the consequences of the Russian war against our country.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy praised the readiness of the Austrian side to join the implementation of the Ukrainian Peace Formula. He informed about the next steps in the practical implementation of the Peace Formula, including the preparation of the Global Peace Summit.
The parties exchanged views on Ukraine’s European integration and cooperation with Austria in this context. The Head of State informed on the implementation of the European Commission’s recommendations on the EU candidate status and emphasized the importance of adopting a positive decision on the opening of negotiations on Ukraine’s EU membership.
“Support for Ukraine’s European aspirations is very important. It is one of the factors that motivate Ukrainians who defend the state and civilized future,” the President said.
The Head of State emphasized Ukraine’s interest in expanding the presence of Austrian business and implementing joint projects that will create new jobs in our country.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Wolfgang Sobotka also exchanged views on current issues of cooperation in Eastern Europe.