'We'll Never Forget': Zelensky Praises UK for Standing by Ukraine as He Meets Foreign Secretary

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said his country would “never forget” the UK standing by Ukraine during the Russian invasion, as he met UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly in Kyiv on November 25.

Posting video of the meeting on Telegram, Zelensky said, “Great Britain stands by Ukraine at this crucial time for us. We will never forget this. I am grateful to Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom James Cleverly for the visit!”

During his visit, Cleverly announced the UK would be providing an additional £3 million support to the Partnership Fund for a Resilient Ukraine in order to rebuild vital local infrastructure in the country ahead of winter. Credit: Volodymyr Zelensky via Storyful

Video Transcript

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VOLODYMYR ZELENSKYY: Yeah. We are really thankful, and all our appreciation for all support of all the society, government, from Britain to Ukraine. Thank you so much. It's really-- we are really friends. What is more important that our society, now it never forget.

Yes, we had good meeting. Very good meeting, raised by Prime Minister. He is deeply in very much, and really-- and Britain, in London, he will be at the end of this. I think--

- --of the Russian border, and the [INAUDIBLE], and in Belarus, in the north-- and [INAUDIBLE].

I know how important it is, the work that he has been doing, and will continue to do.

VOLODYMYR ZELENSKYY: Thank you. You're welcome.