Ukraine's integration into NATO and the grain corridor were discussed: Zelenskyy holds negotiations with Stoltenberg
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. The parties discussed the agreements reached during the NATO Summit in Vilnius on 11-12 July.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy shared the details of the call on his Telegram channel. He noted that during the call, they also discussed Ukraine's further steps towards joining NATO.
The parties also shared their views on the current situation in the Black Sea and the possible threats it poses to global food security.
"I had a phone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
We discussed the implementation of the agreements reached during the Vilnius Summit of the Alliance, as well as further actions on Ukraine's integration into NATO.
We shared our assessments of the current situation in the Black Sea and the risks it poses to global food security," the Ukrainian leader said.
The President also noted that as a result of the conversation, they had identified urgent actions and future measures necessary for the restoration and stable functioning of the Black Sea "grain corridor".
As a reminder, former U.S. Special Representative to the U.S. Department of State Kurt Volker is convinced that Ukraine will have the unanimous support of all NATO members at the next summit in Washington. It will be held in 2024.
Earlier, Bloomberg reported that Zelenskyy tried to influence the course of discussions on guarantees for our country and Kyiv's invitation to join the bloc before the NATO summit in Vilnius. He used harsher rhetoric than usual when it became known that the text of the final declaration had been changed to wording less favourable to Ukraine.