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Ukraine signs security agreements with Lithuania and Estonia

In recent months, Ukraine has significantly bolstered its security by inking defense agreements with 16 European countries and the United States.
Kaja Kallas Volosymyr Zelenskyy Estonia Ukraine
Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during their meeting in Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on 24 April 2023. Credit: President’s Office of Ukraine.
Ukraine signs security agreements with Lithuania and Estonia

Ukraine has signed three bilateral security cooperation agreements in Brussels: one between Ukraine and the European Union and two others with Lithuania and Estonia, according to UkrInform.

The first deal has been inked by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and European Council President Charles Michel, as well as European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The last two pacts have been signed by Zelenskyy and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas.

The two-day European Council meeting began in Brussels on 27 June. It is focused on strengthening the EU’s military and economic assistance to Ukraine.

In recent months, Ukraine has made significant progress in strengthening its security capabilities by signing defense agreements with 16 European countries and the US.

The UK, Norway, Germany, France, Denmark, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Finland, Latvia, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Sweden, and Iceland are among the countries that are willing to help Ukraine in its struggle against Russia’s military aggression. The signed agreements include a comprehensive package of measures to assist Ukraine. These packages include military, economic, and political support.

Earlier, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda announced that his country decided to allocate at least 0.25% of its GDP for defense and security support for Ukraine.

Lithuania allocates 0.25% of GDP for Ukraine’s defense support

He emphasized that Lithuania would continue to stand firmly with Ukraine until victory, as it will always “support freedom.”

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