« Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Romanian Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu on Tuesday discussed military support for Ukraine and strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the defence sector in the Ukrainian leader’s first official visit to Romania. According to media reports, the two sides also discussed food security.
Among other topics, Zelensky and Ciolacu also reportedly highlighted the importance of ensuring the rights of Ukrainian and Romanian national minorities in the respective country. A bilateral legal framework in line with international standards will be developed.
On Tuesday, Volodymyr Zelensky met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at Iohannis’ residence at the Cotroceni Palace in Bucharest. The leaders discussed supplies of Ukrainian grain via Romania, training of Ukrainian pilots on F-16s and strengthening of Ukrainian air defence. He also announced that a new ‘grain corridor’ for the export of Ukrainian grain through Moldova to Romania will be launched soon.
Zelensky arrived for an official visit to Romania on October 10. »