Contents tagged with Prytsaiko

  • Ukraine to initiate talks with Normandy Four leaders on deteriorating Donbas situation

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said during a joint press conference with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama that Ukraine plans to initiate new talks with Germany and France regarding the non-implementation of the Donbas ceasefire agreements that were reached in Paris.

    Prystaiko pointed out that this weekend in the eastern part of the Donbas, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 10 were wounded.

    “As for the Minsk process and the intensification of the shooting – we are alarmed by …

  • Kyiv receives ‘important information’ from the U.S. about Ukrainian airliner crash in Iran

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko met with the US representatives and received information about the crash of the Ukrainian airliner in Iran.

    In particular, there was a meeting with the head of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, Kristina Kvien, Prystaiko reported on Twitter.

    "We have received important data that will be analyzed by our specialists," the minister added.

    Earlier, Zelensky called on all international partners - especially the …

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Zelensky hoping to receive military aid from Germany

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko believes that President Volodymyr Zelensky is hoping to receive military assistance from Germany.

    “Of course! It’s not my personal opinion. Only a few countries in the world are providing military support to Ukraine. Germany is one of the most powerful arms exporters in the world, despite its peaceful foreign policy. We need those weapons too. However, every time our firms try to sign contracts with German enterprises, those agreements fall through at …

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Russia has set new precondition for Normandy summit

    Russia is demanding to harmonize a document that will serve as the outcome of the Normandy Format summit, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said at a press conference, as cited by RBC-Ukraine.

    He pointed out that in September there were only two demands: approval of the so-called Steinmeier Formula, and the disengagement of forces along three stretches of the demarcation line.

    “We are now completing the third stretch, and the Russian party is starting to talk about a document which …

  • Kyiv requests a separate package of NATO assistance for Ukraine's Navy

    Ukraine's Permanent Representative to NATO Vadym Prystaiko said that Kyiv has asked NATO to arrange for a separate assistance package for the Naval Forces of Ukraine, the Evropeiska Pravda reported. 

    “We have the so-called Assistance Package, which includes different mechanisms, in particular, trust funds. One of the ideas is that the assistance to our Navy be allocated from one package, in order to to identify the needs and support opportunities so that each country to find its own niche,” …