We talked about weapons and financial assistance: Shmygal met with Liz Truss
< p _ngcontent-sc89="" class="news-annotation">Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and British Prime Minister Liz Truss met in New York. Britain will help Ukraine prepare for the heating season and the upcoming recovery.
Ukraine and the UK are strategic partners. Liz Truss said that their government is ready to help Ukraine buy gas.
Prime ministers discussed Ukraine's urgent needs. The UK will involve British businesses in the development of Ukrainian gas production, and will also financially support Ukraine in preparation for the heating season. In addition, politicians agreed on the supply of weapons.
Denys Shmygal said that they managed to agree on the creation of a joint working group to prepare for the Conference on the Renewal of Ukraine. By the way, this event will take place in 2023 in the UK. The Prime Minister of Ukraine thanked the British partners for political support and practical assistance.
Meeting of Liz Truss and Denys Shmygal in New York/Photo by Denis Shmygal
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