Kyiv becomes diplomatic hotspot as world leaders flock for invasion anniversary

Serhii Nykyforov
Serhii Nykyforov

Many foreign leaders are due to come to Kyiv on Feb. 24, the second anniversary of the Russia’s full-scale invasion, Serhii Nykyforov, press secretary for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced on national television.

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The specifics of the visiting dignitaries remain undisclosed for security reasons. However, the anticipation is high for these engagements to foster substantial support and collaboration. "These visits should not only symbolize support but also lead to practical results," Nykyforov stated.

In addition to these visits, Ukraine is set to participate in an online meeting with G7 Group, showcasing “a robust sign of international backing.”

A pivotal conference is scheduled for Feb. 25, with President Zelenskyy and Ukraine’s top leadership set to deliberate on the nation's forward trajectory. The assembly will see the participation of senior government officials, military, and political leaders, including the Prime Minister, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, heads of strategic agencies, and the First Lady.

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The conference aims to outline the future strategy for the Ukrainian military, focusing on development, adoption of cutting-edge technologies, integration into the EU and NATO, security assurances, and the rehabilitation of Ukrainians impacted by the conflict. The gathering will also explore avenues to bolster Ukrainian enterprises.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy will hold a press conference following the meeting outcomes.

The General Assembly and the UN Security Council are set to convene sessions to address the ongoing situation in Ukraine and reflect on the two-year mark of the Russian invasion.

General Assembly and the UN Security Council plan to hold events to discuss the situation in Ukraine and debate the second anniversary of the full-scale Russian invasion, as it was previously reported.

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