In his speech at the summit of the European Political Community, President Volodymyr Zelenskyi announced the existence of a plan known to Europe that would allow Ukraine to cope with Russian aggression.
The President, who opened the discussion after the speech of the President of Moldova Maia Sandu, expressed confidence that his explanations are known to the partners. "Each of you knows this," he said, addressing the leaders of nearly 50 nations gathered at Mimi Castle in the village of Bulboaca.
According to Zelenskyi, there are three steps and, in fact, directions of assistance.
"The first is complete protection from Russian terror, first of all on the ground, but also in the sky," he explained, calling on the West to provide Ukraine with combat aircraft and air defense systems that will allow Ukraine to gain an advantage on the battlefield.
Secondly, Zelenskyі called on the world to be clear about all manifestations of Russian aggression, not only in Ukraine, but also cited the example of the Russian occupation of Moldova.
"We all see where aggression comes from, who is the aggressor. Russia has chosen the path of aggression... But the Russian contingent has been in Transnistria for over 30 years. And how long will it remain there? This question must be answered," he explained. he. .
Zelenskyi named Ukraine's accession to NATO and the EU as the third element of overcoming aggression. "At the NATO summit, there should be a clear path to membership and security guarantees should be approved, and EU negotiations should also begin in the fall."
Zelenskyі is also convinced that in the long term, not only Moldova and Georgia will get a place in the EU, but also Belarus.