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Poland joins G7 declaration on security guarantees for Ukraine

Poland joins G7 declaration on security guarantees for Ukraine Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Poland (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

During his visit to Kyiv on January 22, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk says that his country had joined the G7 Vilnius Declaration on Security Assurances for Ukraine, according to a post on X by the Polish Prime Minister's Office.

"Poland has joined the G7 declaration, which aims to mobilize democratic countries in support of Ukraine," the statement reads.

As a reminder, Tusk arrived in Kyiv today on a visit. He met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Read more about his visit in RBC-Ukraine's report.

Security guarantees for Ukraine

In early July last year, the G7 countries approved a declaration promising to provide Ukraine with security guarantees. More than 30 countries have already joined it.

Several countries have also started negotiations with Ukraine on security guarantees on a bilateral basis. In particular, negotiations with Germany began on November 17, 2023.

On December 20, the second round of negotiations on security guarantees between Ukraine and the UK took place.

Security agreement between UK and Ukraine

On January 12, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak signed a security guarantee agreement with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during his visit to Kyiv. Thus, the UK became the first country to sign such an agreement with Ukraine.

The agreement provides guarantees of financial, military, and other types of support.

Read more about the document in RBC-Ukraine's report.