German Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited newly appointed Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal to Berlin.
"Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated newly appointed Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, assured [of] 'her support for him personally and his Government' & invited to Berlin," Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said on Twitter on March 6.
"Ukraine appreciates [the] strong support of Germany!" he added.
The German Chancellor was among the world's first leaders who congratulated the Ukrainian premier on the appointment.
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated a newly appointed 🇺🇦Prime Minister Denys Shmygal, assured “her support for him personally and his Government” & invited to Berlin. #Ukraine appreciates strong support of #Germany! Thanks 🇩🇪@RegSprecherpic.twitter.com/NcwplAncLe— Andrij Melnyk (@MelnykAndrij) March 6, 2020
As UNIAN reported earlier, Shmyhal was appointed by Ukraine's parliament on March 4, 2020.