Zelenskyy discusses fighting for Avdiivka and strengthening of Ukrainian air defense with Sunak
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak. The leaders discussed the situation on the battlefield and Russia's attempts to encircle Avdiivka.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy also thanked the United Kingdom for its unwavering support for our country.
"I spoke with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak.
The United Kingdom's support for Ukraine remains unwavering. I really appreciate it.
I informed Rishi about Russia's attempts to encircle Avdiivka. Our soldiers stopped them and inflicted significant losses on the enemy, which amounted to at least a brigade of personnel.
We discussed further defense cooperation, including strengthening Ukraine's air defense system with missiles and anti-drone weapons.
I informed Rishi about Russia's actions in the Black Sea, which threaten civilian shipping. The Ukrainian grain corridor will continue to work despite everything.
We also exchanged views on the Middle East and agreed that stopping the escalation of the conflict would be in the interests of the international community," Zelenskyy said in a statement.
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