Ukraine - Visit by Jean-Yves Le Drian on the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence (24 August 2021)


M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is going to Kiev on Tuesday 24 August, on the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.

A day after the Crimean Platform Summit, held in the presence of France and with its support, the Minister’s visit will provide an opportunity for France to stand shoulder to shoulder with Ukraine for these important celebrations. The Minister will recall France’s unshakeable commitment to Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.

In order to deepen our bilateral partnership further, during the visit the Minister will also have discussions with President Zelensky and with his counterpart Mr Kuleba, Minister for Foreign Affairs.