Representatives of the parliamentary corps during the visit to the Slovak Republic discussed the issue of accelerating Ukraine's accession to the EU

Informatiion Department
30 March 2022, 22:30

Maria Mezentseva and Olena Khomenko, Lesya Vasylenko, members of the Parliament, and Ivan Fedorov, Mayor of Melitopol, are visiting the Slovak Republic.

The extremely busy program of the visit includes meetings of the Ukrainian delegation with Slovak colleagues and high-ranking officials: in particular, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Head of the European Commission Representative Office in the Slovak Republic, Vice President of the European Parliament.

The members of the delegation were invited to a round table with the participation of civil society representatives, political experts and media representatives and to a meeting with the diplomatic corps accredited in the Slovak Republic.
During the meeting with Zuzana Caputova, the President of the Slovak Republic, the Ukrainian delegation discussed the peculiarities of russia's brazen armed attack on Ukraine.

President Z. Caputova, in particular, noted that she shores up the further transfer of weapons by Slovakia to Ukraine, the strengthening of international sanctions against russia, the provision of all kinds of humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
The President stressed that she was in favour of intensifying Ukraine's European integration course and granting it membership in the European Union.

Zuzanna Caputova stressed the need to provide Ukraine with effective international security guarantees, urgent provision of humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians from the war zone, organisation of treatment of Ukrainian children in Slovakia (a special programme under the auspices of President Volodymyr Zelensky, First Lady Olena Zelenska and President of Slovakia Zuzana Caputova.

As of today, the visit continues. A lot of many meaningful and important meetings lie ahead with representatives of various political and state circles of the Slovak Republic.

Yuriy Mushko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Slovak Republic, is taking part in the meetings.