Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Ukraine needs a NATO Membership Action Plan (MAP).
"Separately, they talked about NATO. Our president was very clear. He said Ukraine needs a NATO Membership Action Plan. NATO membership will contribute to Ukrainian security and defense," Kuleba said during a live broadcast on Facebook.
Read alsoUkraine, UK sign memo on enhancing military-technical cooperationAccording to the foreign minister, "charismatic Boris Johnson and charismatic Volodymyr Zelensky immediately set a very lively and sincere communication, mutual understanding, and talked well about very specific things."
Kuleba said the sides had discussed issues of trade, investments, and deepening security cooperation.
"They talked about COVID-19, about access to a vaccine, about how to fight this problem together," the foreign minister said.
According to him, the conversation was "not diplomatic" and the sides called a spade a spade.
On October 7, Zelensky started a two-day official visit to the UK.