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Zelensky went to Slovakia after the Czech Republic

Zelensky went to Slovakia after the Czech Republic Photo: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (RBC-Ukraine, Vitaliy Nosach)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has embarked on an official visit to Slovakia after visiting Bulgaria and the Czech Republic, according to Zelenskyy's Telegram channel.

In Bratislava, the Ukrainian leader will meet Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová, Prime Minister Eduard Heger, and the Chairman of the National Council, Boris Kollár.

"Together with our reliable neighbor, we discuss specific defense support, Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration, the NATO summit, the peace formula, bilateral cooperation, and energy security," Zelenskyy wrote.

Visit to Bulgaria

Zelensky visited the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, on July 6. He held talks with President Rumen Radev, Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov, and government officials, parliamentarians, politicians, and journalists there.

A Joint Declaration on Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration was also signed in Sofia.

Moreover, Zelenskyy publicly criticized his Bulgarian counterpart, Radev, over his position on Russia's war against Ukraine.

Visit to the Czech Republic

In Prague, Zelensky met with President Miloš Zeman and Prime Minister Andrej Babiš.

In particular, the Czech Republic announced its assistance to Ukraine in training pilots on F-16 fighter jets and decided to donate assault helicopters.

Furthermore, Prime Minister Babiš stated that Ukraine can count on the Czech Republic's support for its NATO membership aspirations.