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Ukraine’s Zelensky thanks Germany, Netherlands for their support amid war

Russia Ukraine WarUkraine’s Zelensky thanks Germany, Netherlands for their support amid war

Kyiv (The Times Groupe)- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday thanked Germany and the Netherlands for their comprehensive support since Russia launched its war against Ukraine.

In response to his separate meetings with German Foreign Minister Anna Baerbock and her Dutch counterpart Wopke Hoekstra, Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the diplomats for their support in such difficult times.

Support and cooperation from the two countries are significant for Ukraine, Zelensky said.

“Friendly conversation with Dutch Foreign Minister Hoekstra and President Zelensky,” Baerbock tweeted.

“The conversation focused on assistance to Ukraine in the military sphere and reconstruction, as well as on how to solve the blockade of much-needed global food exports from Ukraine,” she added.

Additionally, the Dutch diplomat shared on Twitter: “Excellent conversation with president @ZelenskyyUa, together with @ABaerbock.”

“I emphasised that the Netherlands continues to fully support #Ukraine. With military equipment & crushing sanctions against Russia. Ukraine can count on us when the time for reconstruction arrives,” he noted.

According to UN estimates, 3,459 civilians have died and 3,713 have been injured since Russia launched its war on Ukraine on Feb. 24. The real death toll is thought to be much higher.

According to the UNHCR, more than 5.91 million people have fled to other countries, while 7.7 million people have been internally displaced.

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