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Friday, 21 January 2022 11:16 GMT

Zelensky, Johnson talk security situation around Ukraine


(MENAFN- UkrinForm) President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has discussed the security situation around Ukraine with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The Head of State spoke of the meeting via Twitter , Ukrinform reports.

'Had a fruitful conversation with Boris Johnson. Discussed the security situation around Ukraine. Exchanged views on possible steps for de-escalation. Working together to achieve peace. I appreciate the continued support of the United Kingdom for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity,' Zelensky wrote.

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As Ukrinform reported earlier, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke with Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov. The parties discussed a continued buildup of Russian military forces in and around Ukraine.

According to Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, Austin reaffirmed continued support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, including efforts to strengthen the capacity of Ukraine's forces by providing defensive assistance.

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