Italian Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini has arrived in Ukraine on a working visit. In Kyiv, he was received by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
"For Italy, despite many internal issues, the situation in Ukraine remains very important. We feel the constant support for our sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as for the struggle for our existence, from Prime Minister Mario Draghi, the government, and the Italian people.
I am thankful to Minister of Defenсe of Italy Lorenzo Guerini for the meaningful meeting. The vital priority for our country today is the strengthening of the Armed Forces," Zelenskyy said on Facebook.
The president thanked the Italian defence minister for his visit and support for Ukraine.
Guerini will also meet Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksiy Reznikov in Kyiv.
He has already visited Irpin and Hostomel in Kyiv Region.