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Borrell arrives in kyiv to confirm EU’s military support for Ukraine

The High Representative for Foreign Policy of the European Union, Josep Borrell, arrived this Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, to confirm the long-term military support of the community bloc, in a context in which Ukraine awaits the approval of new funds. by its main aid provider, the United States.

Borrell’s special advisor, diplomat Zaiki Laidi, has confirmed the arrival in kyiv, through a photograph shared on his profile on the social network X, formerly known as Twitter. Furthermore, the Ukrainian deputy Oleksiy Goncharenko has confirmed the arrival of the head of European diplomacy and has indicated that he has had the “opportunity to speak with him on the train.” “He is a true friend of Ukraine,” he added.

Borrell, the day before, met with the Polish Foreign Minister, Radoslaw Sikorski, where he announced his trip to Ukraine to convey that the EU has to support him “with everything he needs.” “It is not a question of time but of quantity and quality of supply. We must do more and faster because Ukraine must prevail,” he assured.

Borrell has explained that he will discuss with the Ukrainian authorities the EU’s future security commitments with the country, invaded for more than 23 months by the Russian Army. Thus, the High Representative hopes that the Twenty-Seven will reach an agreement at the beginning of March on his proposal to dedicate 5 billion each year in military support to Ukraine, within the framework of the European Peace Mechanism.


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