6/30, 8:02 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Zelensky talks defense support with Steinmeier

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Thursday that he spoke over the phone to his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier and noted they discussed "increasing defense support for Ukraine" amid its war with Russia.

"We appreciate German people's solidarity on our path to the EU & support in countering aggression," Zelensky said in a tweet after the meeting.

Meanwhile, Steinmeier's spokesperson Cerstin Gammelin said the German president told Zelensky Berlin "stands in solidarity" with Kiev and expressed his respect for Ukraine's "heroic fight" against the "Russian aggressor."

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