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Zelenskyy discusses defense cooperation with Lithuanian PM

Zelenskyy discusses defense cooperation with Lithuanian PM Photo: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė (Screenshot from Video)

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, during today's visit to Lithuania, held negotiations with the country's Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė in Vilnius, according to the official website of the Ukrainian president.

The parties discussed defense cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania, as well as joint projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Zelenskyy expressed gratitude to the Lithuanian government for comprehensive assistance to Ukraine in repelling the widespread military aggression of the Russian Federation.

It is also noted that during the conversation, the Ukrainian president and the head of the Lithuanian government emphasized the importance of unlocking budgetary support from the European Union for Ukraine, amounting to 50 billion euros over four years under the Ukraine Facility program.

Visit of Zelenskyy to Lithuania

Today, on January 10, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced that he arrived for a working visit to the capital of Lithuania. He held negotiations with the Lithuanian leader Gitanas Nauseda. The Ukrainian and Lithuanian sides signed bilateral agreements and a joint statement.

It was noted that during his visit to Vilnius, Zelenskyy will also hold talks with the Lithuanian Prime Minister, the Speaker of the Seimas, representatives of political forces, the media, and the Ukrainian community.

During a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Nauseda, the head of the Ukrainian state emphasized that the country will achieve victory over Russia, and there will come a day "after the dictator Vladimir Putin."

In turn, Nauseda announced that Lithuania had approved a package of long-term military aid to Ukraine amounting to 200 million euros. New deliveries for January and February were also announced.