The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived with an official visit to the Republic of Austria.
According to the press service of the Office of the President, Zelenskyi emphasized that his first international visit after the announcement of the quarantine in connection with COVID-19 was in Vienna.
“Our countries have long historical relations, and new challenges require their strengthening and strengthening. I am grateful to Austria for supporting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”, – Zelensky wrote on Twitter.
In accordance with the program of his visit, he will hold talks with Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz, and President of the National Council Wolfgang Sobotka.
The wife of the Ukrainian leader, Olena Zelenskaya, also announced that she had arrived in Vienna with her husband. On her Instagram, she announced her intention to visit the Albertina Gallery.
Earlier TP reported that on the eve of the visit Zelensky in an interview with the Austrian edition Wiener Zeitung said that life in the “occupied” part of Donbas had become so unbearable that people would soon revolt against the “occupation authorities”.