Ukraine, Meloni in Bucha: “We will fight for you and your freedom” – Video

The premier who arrived in Kiev this morning is now visiting Irpin, in the afternoon she is expected by Zelensky

“I’m honored. I think it was I have to be here to reiterate the position of the Italian government and perhaps also to realize personally what is needed for a people who are fighting for their freedom. It’s always different with your own eyes, I think it also helps Italians understand”. Thus the premier Giorgia Meloni, welcomed on the platform by the deputy foreign minister, Yehven Perebynis and by the Ukrainian ambassador in Rome, Yaroslav Melnyk.

The prime minister, who was given a bouquet of roses and tulips, appeared smiling: “I am honored and happy to be there”.

THE VISIT TO BUCHA AND IRPIN – After a brief break at the hotel, Meloni headed for Bucha and Irpin, two places that symbolize the conflict and Russian aggression. “Italy was with you from the beginning and will be with you until the end”, he chanted addressing the mayor of Bucha, to whom he assured: “You have all our support”. Meloni received from the Bucha authorities a medal made with bullets, depicting the tree of life, a ‘symbol of rebirth’ which the premier observed with emotion, reading what was written on the medal: ‘Bucha, the unconquered city’ . “We will fight for you and your freedom“, he said leaving Bucha for Irpin.

In the afternoon she is expected by the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, with whom she will hold a press conference.