Spanish PM arrives to Kiev just one day ahead of war first anniversary
The Spanish Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit two Ukrainian cities as part of his trip.
Ukrainian media reported on Thursday that Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrived in Kiev and is set to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Sanchez was received by Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevhen Perebyinis according to broadcaster Suspilne, and is scheduled to head to the cities of Bucha and Irpin as part of his visit.
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Earlier on Wednesday, Spanish Defense Minister Margarita Robles announced that her country will supply Kiev with six German-made Leopard 2 main battle tanks and would send more if it is deemed necessary according to the circumstances.
The Spanish prime minister's visit to the Eastern European country comes a day ahead of the first anniversary of the war with Russia
It's worth noting that US President Joe Biden landed in Kiev on Monday on a surprise visit, marking his first trip to Ukraine after the beginning of the war.
The visit came as China was bashing US claims of it supplying Russia with aid for the war in Ukraine.
Biden promised Zelensky more arms shipments to be sent and the US' unflagging commitment to helping Ukraine, pledging $500 million in additional military aid.
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