Ukrainian President stresses his country's role in global food security
MADRID, 21 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, highlighted Ukraine's peace proposal on Sunday, while confronting Russia for its "empty rhetoric".
"I will say right away that the Ukrainian peace formula is perceived extremely positive in the world. It is quite constructive and realistic, in contrast to the empty and mendacious Russian rhetoric about its readiness for some kind of negotiations," the Ukrainian president said.
Zelensky has assured that his Executive will do "everything possible for the world to accept Ukraine's peace formula", as he declared in the evening video that he records daily to address the nation since Russia began the invasion on February 24.
In this line, the leader of Ukraine has informed that "there will be several important international directions" during this week.
The Ukrainian president has spoken así after participating in the Summit of the Francophone Countries that was celebrated this Sunday.
"These are more than 50 participating countries and more than 20 observer countries. Africa, Asia, America, Europe - everywhere they listen to Ukraine, everywhere they know our proposals on how to restore peace in Ukraine and how to restore stability in the world," he asserted.
Zelenski, in addition, has taken advantage of this speech to celebrate the Day of Agricultural Workers, which is celebrated in Ukraine on the third Sunday of November.
"Was there ever an international context until today (to celebrate Agricultural Workers' Day)? This year definitely yes. Many people are seeing how important the contribution of Ukrainians is to the country's food security," he said. sustained the president.
Thus, he remarked that "the lives of millions of people in different countries depend directly" on the Ukrainian agricultural sector. "I thank all our people who work on the ground, who provide Ukraine and the world with essentials," she added.