Rishi Sunak made his first visit to Ukraine as the Prime Minister of Britain.
In his first visit as PM, Sunak announced an air defense package worth $60 million.
PM Rishi Sunak has pledged during his visit to Kyiv that his country will stand by Kyiv’s side till Ukraine wins.
Kyiv. Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visited Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and announced a $60 million air defense package in his first visit as PM. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pledged during a visit to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday that his country will stand by Kyiv until Ukraine wins. While the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that with friends like you we are sure of victory.
After British PM Sunak’s first visit to Ukraine, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a Facebook post that during today’s meeting we discussed the most important issues for both our countries and global security. Sunak told a news conference in Kyiv with President Volodymyr Zelensky that ‘I’m here today to say that the UK will stand with you … until Ukraine finds the peace and security it needs and that’s its deserves.’
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While according to a statement from Downing Street, the British PM announced a new $60 million air defense package for Ukraine. This package includes 120 aircraft guns, radar and anti-drone equipment. Ukraine has demanded more air defense systems. Because Russia is continuously conducting airstrikes to destroy its energy infrastructure. This was the first visit to Kyiv by the new British PM Sunak. Whose country has been a strong ally of Ukraine since the beginning of Russia’s attack in February. Sunak said that it is very pleasant to be with you in your country today. The courage of the Ukrainian people is an inspiration to the world. For years to come, we will tell our grandchildren your story of how proud and sovereign you stood in the face of a terrible onslaught, how you fought, how you sacrificed, how you triumphed.’
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 20, 2022, 05:38 IST