Germany's Scholz, Ukraine's Zelenskiy sign security agreement in Berlin


  • World
  • Friday, 16 Feb 2024

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attend the signing of a bilateral agreement on security assurances and long-term support in Berlin, Germany, February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a security agreement at a ceremony in the German capital on Friday.

The details of the agreement were not immediately made public. Zelenskiy is visiting Germany and France to drum up support for more military aid as the war with Russia nears its third year.

"A historic step. Germany will continue to support Ukraine against the Russian war of aggression," Scholz said on social media.

(Reporting by Alexander Ratz; writing by Matthias Williams; editing by Miranda Murray)

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