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Zelenskyy summarizes visit to Munich: Agreements on defense packages reached

Zelenskyy summarizes visit to Munich: Agreements on defense packages reached President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (photo:

During its trip to the Munich Security Conference, the Ukrainian delegation agreed with several countries on new military aid packages, states Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

"There were meetings where we agreed on defense packages with several states. They include both artillery and 155-caliber shells. There are large packages, but I can't tell you [details - ed.] until they arrive," the head of state said in a commentary.

According to Zelenskyy, there are also agreements on the production of weapons for Ukraine.

Munich Security Conference

The Munich Security Conference started on Friday, February 16. More than 150 world leaders gathered in Germany to discuss global security issues. Assistance to Ukraine was one of the main topics.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy also took part in the Munich conference. He spoke at the conference on Saturday, February 17. The main statements of the President can be found in the RBC-Ukraine article.

Assistance to Ukraine announced

On the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, Czech President Petr Pavel said that Prague had found 800,000 155- and 122-caliber shells around the world, which could be transferred to Ukraine in the coming weeks.

And Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced her decision to transfer all the artillery her country has in stock to Ukraine.

In addition, in Munich, the Ukrainian delegation signed an agreement with the German company Rheinmetall to open a plant for the production of shells in Ukraine.