Photo 14:19 19 Feb 2023

Ukraine's FM holds 15 talks with his allies on weapons and "peace formula"

Фото: twitter.com/DmytroKuleba

Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs. held 15 negotiations in a day on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, as well as speeches, panel discussions, interviews and press conferences.

Rubryka reports this, referring to the statement of Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Kuleba managed to hold talks with:

  • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg,
  • the US State Secretary Antony Blinken,
  • China's top diplomat Wang Yi,
  • heads of diplomacy from the G7 countries,
  • the Vice Chancellor of Germany,
  • the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan, Iraq, Brazil, Japan, Sweden, 
  • the US senators, etc.

Photo: the MFA of Ukraine

According to the MFA, the allies agreed on:

  • faster weapons and ammunition delivery;
  • full deployment of the allies' defense industry;
  • new sanctions against russia;
  • "peace formula" promotion;
  • mobilizing support for important UN votes.

Photo: the MFA of Ukraine

Kuleba also told he co-chaired a joint meeting of Ukraine's and Germany's top defense industry companies "to directly link our manufacturers." 

Photo: the MFA of Ukraine

The Foreign Minister also spoke with German Rheinmetall CEO on major projects to increase Ukraine's capabilities in tanks and armored vehicles.

With the Swedish Foreign Ministry they discussed steps to speed up the delivery of the Swedish Archer self-propelled guns and ways to strengthen Ukrainian air defense further.

Photo: the MFA of Ukraine

With the USA, they agreed to coordinate joint work on mobilizing support for future UN votes. In addition, the Ukrainian side again raised the issue of training Ukrainian pilots on the F-16.

At the meeting with the representative of China it was agreed that the fundamental principle of the UN Charteron territorial integrity is

it was agreed that the fundamental principle of the UN Charter on territorial integrity is "sacred for both states."

Photo: the MFA of Ukraine

Photo: the MFA of Ukraine

To remind

The Munich Security Conference is the world's leading forum for discussing international security policy. The MSC considers its conferences a "market of ideas" where initiatives and solutions are developed and where opinions are exchanged.

It is also a place for official and non-official diplomatic initiatives and ideas for solving the world's most pressing global issues in the security field. It's a space for informal meetings between officials as well.

The Munich Safety Conference is held every February in Germany. russian official representatives weren't invited this year.

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