11 Dec 2023 13:43

Zelensky, von der Leyen speak over phone to coordinate positions before European Council meeting

MOSCOW. Dec 11 (Interfax) - Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has had a phone call with President of the European Council Ursula von der Leyen.

"I keep in regular contact with [Ursula von der Leyen] from wherever I go in the world. During our call today, we coordinated positions ahead of the European Council summit," Ukrainian media have quoted Zelensky as saying on his social account on Sunday evening.

Zelensky thanked von der Leyen for the positive assessment of our work to implement all of the Commission's recommendations," he said.

"We count on positive decisions regarding the Ukraine Facility and opening EU accession negotiations," he said.