The head of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, plans to travel to kyiv in the coming days to meet with the President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenksi, and convey to him in person Spain’s solidarity in the face of the invasion of his country by Russia. Government sources have informed Efe of Sánchez’s trip to kyiv after the chief executive announced on Monday that Spain would reopen its embassy in Ukraine “in a few days.” A gesture that he explained is a sign of the commitment of the Government and of Spanish society with the Ukrainian people.
The exact date of Sánchez’s trip to kyiv has not yet been revealed for security reasons and because the details of the visit are still being outlined. But it is expected that, in addition to meeting with Zelenski, it coincides with the day in which the Spanish embassy in kyiv will be reopened.
With this trip, Sánchez will join the same gesture that other leaders of the European Union countries and community institutions have made, such as its head, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. All have expressed their support for Ukraine, and during Von der Leyen’s visit to kyiv, the processing of this country’s application for accession to the European Union was promoted. An accession that Spain supports and to which Sánchez expressly referred in the act of the Congress of Deputies held on April 5 and in which the Ukrainian president intervened by videoconference. In that act, Sánchez said that Ukraine will be able to count on the support of Spain in its path of transformation to form part of the European Union in the future.