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Ukraine to sign bilateral documents with the US and Japan today

Jun 13, 2024

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced the signing of bilateral security agreements with the United States and Japan at the G7 Summit, which is taking place on Thursday, June 13, in Italy.

"A year ago, at the NATO Summit in Vilnius, the G7 adopted a Declaration of Support for Ukraine. Today, within the framework of this Declaration, we are signing the last two security agreements with the G7 members," Zelenskyy wrote on Telegram.


The security agreements are to be signed during bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Zelenskiy called the agreement with the United States "unprecedented."

The Ukrainian president will also take part in the G7 summit and hold a number of meetings.

According to him, the main topics for Ukraine at the G7 summit are the development of a fighter jet coalition, accelerating pilot training and aircraft supplies, and strengthening Ukraine's air defense system and long-range capabilities.

Signing bilateral security agreements

As of June, Ukraine had signed bilateral security agreements with the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Finland, Latvia, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, as well as Sweden, Iceland, and Norway.

June 11 Presidential spokesman Serhiy Nikiforov announces that Ukraine will soon sign bilateral security agreements with the United States and Japan.

June 12 US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan confirms that Ukraine and the US will sign a bilateral security agreement on June 13.

Author - Ihor Lontkivskyi 13.06.24

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