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Zelenskyy arrives in Bulgaria

Zelenskyy arrives in Bulgaria President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (RBC-Ukraine, Vitaliy Nosach)

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrived in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, on an official visit, as bTV channel reported and the Ukrainian leader wrote on Telegram.

Zelenskyy landed in Sofia at 12:04 pm using a government plane.

"I will hold thorough negotiations with Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov, meet with President Rumen Radev, government officials, parliamentarians, politicians, and journalists," the Ukrainian President wrote.

The parties are expected to discuss defense support, Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration, the NATO summit, security guarantees, and the implementation of the Ukrainian peace formula.

Zelenskyy's visit to Bulgaria

On July 4, the Bulgarian media reported about Zelenskyy's possible visit The invitation to visit was extended by the country's new government.

The following day, the visit was confirmed by Bulgarian Defense Minister Todor Tagarev, who apologized for the media leak.

It is worth noting that usually the visits of the Ukrainian President to other countries are not announced due to potential threats.

Ahead of the Ukrainian President's visit to Sofia, security measures have been strengthened, and a large number of law enforcement officers are present around government buildings.