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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Downing Street this morning, the UK government's press service reports.

"The two leaders discussed the importance of working together to counter Russia’s malign influence, both in Ukraine and in the wider region," the report reads.

Read alsoZelensky endorses national security strategyThey also "expressed their shared concern about the situation in Belarus," adds the reports.

Boris Johnson "outlined the steps the UK has taken in response to human rights abuses in the country, including the imposition of sanctions," the press service wrote.

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