UK Prime Minister – Boris Johnson has had a sit-down session in Ukraine, centering on diplomatic talks in demonstration of support to the country.
During his visit, Johnson spoke with President Zelenskyy in Kyiv to seek a way out of Russia’s hostile activity around the borders. Ukraine have also received £88m from the UK to aid independent energy functioning and stable governance.
Johnson also took to social media to rubber-stamp the efforts made to support the eastern Europe nation.
“The UK stands with Ukraine and will hold Russia to account for its destabilising actions in the region,” the Prime Minister stated.
Furthermore, NATO and Kyiv have continued to call Russia out continue for their increased troop activities near the Ukrainian border; with stories of an invasion making rounds.
Meanwhile, Russia has continued to deny any intention of invading Ukraine – with the Federation claiming rights in response to their national security threats.
With tensions rising in eastern Europe, the PM has sought to extend efforts to discuss with President Putin of Russia and other leaders this week.
In a public address by the UK Prime Minister, a continued support from UK will aim at offering Ukraine sovereignty; with the British nation urging Russia to commence discussions with NATO.
“It is the right of every Ukrainian to determine how they are governed. As a friend and a democratic partner, the UK will continue to uphold Ukraine’s sovereignty in the face of those who seek to destroy it.
“We urge Russia to step back and engage in dialogue to find a diplomatic resolution and avoid further bloodshed,” he said.
Recall that the Foreign Secretary had touched on the issue of an unprecedented strengthening of UK’s sanction regime. This will ensure the UK has the advantage of targeting companies with ties to the Russian state.
The UK is also in talks with NATO about the best approach to provide support for the body’s Eastern Flank.