Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky said today that he has not met his Brazilian counterpart, luiz inacio lula da silva within the framework of the summit of g 7 celebrated in Hiroshima “Because there were no steps” by the South American president.
Zelensky He said this in a press conference when the media asked him the reason for not holding a bilateral meeting. Lula In Japan being one of the few leaders with whom he did not meet face-to-face on the margins of the Group of Seven summit and invited countries from the so-called “Global South”.
The Ukrainian president said, “I was in contact with some of the leaders, but no action was taken on their part,” also hinting that this could be due to scheduling problems.
Zelensky He continued his explanation by stressing the importance of “uniting” to move forward with his peace formula, which he also presented at the conference’s summit. G-20 In the last year Bali (Indonesia).
“Sometimes in the past we did a very good job and today we need to include more and more countries,” he said. Zelensky who also noted that he spent “a lot of time” on these conversations.
“I meet almost everyone almost everywhere, although all the leaders have their own programs and agendas,” the President of Ukraine insisted.
When asked if he was disappointed at not being able to meet Lula He replied that he felt he was “let down” by Brazil’s president.
Zelensky maintained an intense round of bilateral contacts since coming to Hiroshima On the eve, which began with a meeting with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and concluded today with the Japanese leader and host of the summit, fumio kishida before visiting the Hiroshima Peace Park and speaking to the media at the end of the summit.
bilateral of Zelensky -who sought more support in the form of arms and other forms of aid Kyiv In addition to endorsing his peace plan, the summit also included leaders of America, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia hey South Korea,