Kyiv, 20 August 2022 (TDI): Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Denys Shmyhal, and the President of the Swiss Federation Ignazio Cassis held bilateral talks on Friday. Prime Minister Shmyhal also stated in a tweet that Switzerland will assist Ukraine in the ongoing conflict.
Call on the world community to take urgent measures against russia’s nuclear terrorism. Discussed today with the President 🇨🇭 @ignaziocassis deoccupation of Zaporizhzhia NPP, energy security & demining 🇺🇦. Grateful for humanitarian support of #Ukraine. #RussiaIsATerroristState
— Denys Shmyhal (@Denys_Shmyhal) August 19, 2022
He added that Switzerland will help Ukraine in demining, nuclear security, and demilitarization of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility. Shmyhal also mentioned the humanitarian assistance provided by Switzerland to Ukraine.
It was also added that the Swiss government will help Ukraine in its energy security. Shmyhal also thanked the Swiss President for the support of Ukraine.
In the recent tweet of Switzerland’s Confederation President, Ignazio Cassis, it was stressed that Ukraine will also be provided with humanitarian assistance. He also showed concerns about the issue of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility.
Good exchange with 🇺🇦 PM @Denys_Shmyhal following up on our last meeting at the #URC2022 in Lugano. Main topics: 🇨🇭 humanitarian aid, demining in Ukraine & nuclear safety. Expressed concern about the security risks at the #Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Safety must be ensured. pic.twitter.com/hKaqT2Sz38
— Ignazio Cassis (@ignaziocassis) August 19, 2022
President Cassis said that Switzerland will help Ukraine in demining efforts and nuclear safety. He also gave surety about the continuous humanitarian aid for Ukrainian citizens.
Ukraine Recovery Conference 2022
Moreover, the Ukraine Recovery Conference 2022 was held in Lugano, Switzerland in July 2022. This conference included discussions on post-conflict efforts of peacebuilding, reconciliation, and reconstruction with regard to Ukraine
The political and diplomatic efforts for development in Ukraine were also discussed at the following conference.
The Swiss government also stated that it will provide every possible assistance for the development and continuous support of Ukraine and its economy. Switzerland stressed the point to represent the interests of Ukraine globally.