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Zelenskyy arrives in France

Zelenskyy arrives in France Photo: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu (

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy flew to France today, February 16, in the evening for a visit, according to BFMTV on X and the Ukrainian head of state.

In particular, the head of the Ukrainian state is seen to be getting off the plane at Orly airport near Paris.

President Zelenskyy was met by French Defense Minister Sebastian Lecornu.

Zelenskyy confirmed that he had arrived in Paris. According to the president, he plans to meet with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron.

"Our cooperation gives results in protecting the lives of Ukraine and our entire Europe," the head of state said.

Zelenskyy's visit to Germany and France

Today, February 16, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy already visited Germany. There he met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

During his visit, the Ukrainian head of state signed an agreement with Germany on security guarantees for our country. You can learn more about the document in the RBC-Ukraine material.

Scholz also announced a new package of military aid to Ukraine worth 1.1 billion euros. It will include howitzers, anti-aircraft guns and missiles for air defense systems.

After a visit to Germany, Zelenskyy is visiting France. There, he is most likely to sign a similar agreement on security guarantees with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron.