09:27 16.01.2024

In Davos, Ukrainian delegation holds talks with reps of countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Oceania

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The Ukrainian delegation, in pursuance of the instructions of President of Ukraine Voloymyr Zelenskyy, on the sidelines of the fourth meeting of national security advisers and political advisers on the implementation of the Peace Formula in Davos, held meetings with representatives of the countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Oceania, the press service of the President's Office reports on Monday evening.

It is indicated that the negotiations took place with the participation of the head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak and his deputies Andriy Sybiha and Ihor Zhovkva, as well as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mykola Tochytsky.

In particular, the Ukrainian delegation met with Deputy Head of the Strategic Security Bureau of the Kingdom of Bahrain Ali bin Nasser Abdullah Al Fadel. The Ukrainian side noted that the Gulf countries' participation in the implementation of the Ukrainian Peace Formula is extremely important. The parties paid special attention to the discussion of global food security, in particular, the importance of Bahrain's participation in this process and its accession to the Ukrainian humanitarian initiative Grain from Ukraine was noted.

Representatives of Ukraine met with Deputy Secretary General of the National Security Council of the State of Qatar Hamad Hamis Al Kubaisi and thanked for Qatar's assistance to our country, particularly in the humanitarian sphere. Separately, Ukraine thanked Qatar for its active participation in the process of returning Ukrainian children illegally deported and forcibly displaced by Russia. The parties exchanged views on further coordination of efforts in this area. The interlocutors also discussed Qatar's participation in the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine and the implementation of the Ukrainian initiative Grain from Ukraine.

The Ukrainian delegation in Davos also met with Secretary General of National Intelligence and Security Services of the Republic of Rwanda Joseph Nzabamwita. In addition, the Ukrainian delegation met with Director of the Center for Strategic Studies and National Security of the State of Libya, Mukhtar Abu Saa.

During a meeting with Chief Advisor to the President of Brazil Celso Amorim, Andriy Yermak thanked Brazil for its consistent support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion, including at the UN level. The interlocutors discussed in detail the cooperation between Ukraine and the Latin American region.

The Ukrainian delegation also met with Argentina's Deputy Foreign Minister Marcia Rosa Levaggi. The Ukrainian side thanked Argentina for its hospitality during the recent visit of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The high expectations of the Ukrainian side for the successful implementation of the agreements reached between the two leaders were emphasized. Ukraine's representatives highly appreciated Argentina's support for the possibility of organizing a Ukraine-Latin America summit.

The Ukrainian delegation also met with Mexican Deputy Foreign Minister Jennifer Feller and Ambassador of Chile to Switzerland Frank Tressler Zamorano. The Ukrainian delegation met with Alejandra Costa, Deputy Director General for Political Affairs of the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry, Australian Ambassador to Switzerland Elizabeth Day and Ambassador of New Zealand to Ukraine Alana Hudson.

Also in Davos, the Ukrainian delegation met with representatives of Switzerland, the USA, Canada, Denmark, India, Japan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Nigeria and the United Nations.

In total, the Ukrainian side held meetings with representatives of more than 50 countries and international organizations. The main attention during the negotiations was paid to the implementation of the Ukrainian peace formula, strengthening global security, in particular food security, and bilateral cooperation on a wide range of issues of mutual interest.