Zelensky said that he expects guarantees from the new government of the Federal Republic of Germany on gas transit … This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during a press marathon, which is broadcast on the page of the head of state's office on Facebook.
According to him, Kiev hopes to get guarantees from Berlin to preserve the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine. He stressed that the launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is the country's biggest tragedy, and expressed hope that the European Union (EU) will also fulfill all its promises to ensure Ukraine's energy security.
Zelensky also put forward a demand for Germany to assist in resolving the conflict in Donbass and called for pressure on Russia to achieve a meeting in the “Normandy format”.
Earlier it became known that the new ruling coalition of Germany agreed on the composition of the cabinet of the German government. A new chancellor has been determined in the country – he will be the head of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Olaf Scholz. The procedure for his election will take place in about two weeks. After that, the interim German Chancellor Angela Merkel regretted that she could not take part in the Normandy format summit due to problems with its organization, and indicated that Germany will invariably support the territorial integrity of Ukraine.