Here Tobias Billström gets to pose with Zelenskyj


Published 28 November 2022 at 23.10

Domestic. Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billström today got to meet none other than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj.

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Tobias Billström visits Ukraine's capital Kyiv together with six other foreign ministers from the Nordic and Baltic countries.

During Monday, the foreign ministers had meetings with, among others, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

p>It was then that the 48-year-old Swedish policeman had the opportunity to pose in front of the camera together with the idol.

In Kyiv, the ministers also meet with Prime Minister Denys Sjmyhal, Deputy Prime Minister Olha Stefanisjyna and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, among others.


– I have conveyed Sweden's ambition for continued strong support to Ukraine. Here, Sweden's latest record-breaking winter package to Ukraine and Moldova speaks volumes. The package contains military support for around three billion kroner, including a qualified weapon system for air defense, which Ukraine strongly requests, and emergency support to both Ukraine and Moldova before the winter, including in the area of ​​energy, for another 720 million kroner, says Tobias Billström in a statement .

The delegation has also visited one of the places in Kyiv that was destroyed in the Russian missile attacks on the city. The ministers have also jointly commemorated the millions of victims in the Holodomor 1932-1933 famine disaster caused by the Soviet regime.

– I have also conveyed Sweden's support for continued sanctions against Russia as long as the aggression continues, and discussed priority issues before Sweden's EU presidency in the first half of 2023, says Tobias Billström.