Ukraine set to ink three major security pacts at Stockholm summit

Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Volodymyr Zelenskyy

"Today, Ukraine will sign three security agreements that will ensure projected defense and other comprehensive support for a long period," President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced on Telegram on May 31.

The third Ukraine-Northern Europe summit is set to take place in Stockholm. Discussions will focus on additional air defense systems for Ukraine, joint weapons production, and global efforts to compel Russia to peace.

President Zelenskyy also announced meetings with King Carl XVI of Sweden and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. Additionally, the Ukrainian president plans to hold talks with Finnish President Alexander Stubb, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre, and Icelandic Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson.

Ukraine's security treaties with other countries

In July 2023, the G7 leaders announced that they had agreed on a declaration on security guarantees for Ukraine.

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As of the end of May, Ukraine had signed 12 bilateral security agreements: with the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Finland, Latvia, Belgium, Spain, and Portugal.

Financial Times on May 30 reported that Ukrainian and US Presidents Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Joe Biden would sign a bilateral security agreement on the sidelines of the G7 meeting in Italy ahead of the peace summit on June 16-17.

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