Zelenskyy meets former UK PM Johnson in Kyiv

22 January, 08:23 PM
Boris Johnson met with Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv (Photo:Office of the President of Ukraine)

Boris Johnson met with Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv (Photo:Office of the President of Ukraine)

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv on Jan. 22, the President's Office reported on Telegram.

Zelenskyy met the guest near his office. The ex-PM said he was honored to visit the capital of Ukraine and greeted ministers and presidential officials.

Office of the President of Ukraine
Фото: Office of the President of Ukraine
Office of the President of Ukraine
Фото: Office of the President of Ukraine

The Presidential Office reported they had discussed practical steps Johnson could take to help Ukraine, in particular preparations for a "peace summit". The president stressed that NATO membership would be the best option for Ukraine and it's "important to actively push the idea."

Video of day

Johnson was also briefed on the situation at the front line.

"Additional mobilization will not help Russia, its army is not motivated,” Zelenskyy said.

Office of the President of Ukraine
Фото: Office of the President of Ukraine
Office of the President of Ukraine
Фото: Office of the President of Ukraine

“However, we need more weapons: tanks, aircraft, long-range missiles.”

Before the meeting with Zelenskyy, Johnson visited Bucha and Borodyanka, formerly occupied Kyiv suburbs that suffered war crimes and atrocities during their occupation.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google News

poster
Ukraine Today
Fresh daily newsletter covering the top headlines and developments in Ukraine
Daily at 9am EST
Show more news
X