During a working visit to Berlin on October 24, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal met with the Vice-Chancellor, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action of Germany Robert Habeck, as well as with the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany Svenja Schulze.
With the Vice-Chancellor, the Head of the Ukrainian Government discussed a joint response to russia's shelling of Ukraine's energy infrastructure. According to the Prime Minister of Ukraine, the supply of air defense systems by Germany will help protect the sky and people from the next terrorist acts of russia.
The parties also raised issues regarding the situation at the Zaporizhzhia NPP and the Kakhovka HPP. Denys Shmyhal called on partners to organize a UN and EU monitoring mission to prevent provocations from the enemy. The Prime Minister of Ukraine thanked the Federal Republic of Germany for its support of the introduced sanctions and expressed expectations for the fast approval of the 9th package.
During the meeting with the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, Svenja Schulze, the Prime Minister of Ukraine invited the Federal Republic of Germany to participate in the financing of small and medium-sized business support programs. According to him, this will allow us to create new jobs and increase revenues to the budget.
Moreover, Denys Shmyhal and Svenja Schulze discussed financial support for quick recovery and technical assistance of partners in the winter period.