Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and participates in the working breakfast with the leaders of the Western Balkans in Davos

(Dimitris Papamitsos / Greek Prime Minister's Office)

The Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met today with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba, in the context of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

During the meeting, they discussed the situation on the ground in eastern Ukraine, especially in Donbas.

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister thanked the Prime Minister for the assistance that Greece has offered to his country. Kyriakos Mitsotakis assured him that our country will continue to support Ukraine.

Mr. Kuleba briefed the Prime Minister on consignments of Ukrainian cereals and agricultural products which, in the current circumstances, cannot be exported via the Black Sea.

The Prime Minister also noted that Greece supports the prospect for Ukraine’s accession to the EU.

Earlier, the Prime Minister participated in a working breakfast to discuss the Western Balkans.

During the meeting which was attended by the Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković, the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić, the Prime Minister of Montenegro Dritan Abazovic, the President of Northern Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski and the Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti, the importance of stability in the Western Balkans was emphasized, at a time when there is large global unrest due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

At the same time, the importance of a stable and secure energy supply for the Balkans was stressed, in which Greece can play an even more significant role thanks to the development of key infrastructures for the reception and promotion of energy loads.