Zelensky and Macron agreed to start preparing visit of French president to Ukraine

Presidents of Ukraine and France Vladimir Zelensky and Emmanuel Macron were instructed to advisers to start preparing the visit of the French president to Ukraine.

“instructed political and military advisers to start preparing the upcoming visit of the French president to Ukraine and accelerate negotiations on a bilateral security guarantee under the Vilnius Declaration of the G7,” Zelensky wrote in a telegram channel on Thursday.

The head of state said that he had a telephone conversation with France President Macron, during which he thanked him “for launching the“ Artillery Coalition ”initiative and for France’s obligation to make dozens of advanced artillery systems“ Caesar ”in 2024 for Ukraine in its framework and ammunition for them “.

The Ukrainian leader noted that “they discussed in detail the situation on the battlefield and the defense needs of Ukraine, in particular, priority for inclusion in the next military package of assistance from France.

He also indicated the importance of further strengthening the Ukrainian Air Defense System.

“I am grateful for the active assistance of the French business that invests and is ready to increase investments in Ukraine, despite the war. I spoke about the beginning of the preparation of the global summit of the world. It is important to attract the widest circle of countries to participate in it,” Zelensky added.