EU Ambassador Thanks President Giammattei’s Visit to Ukraine

President Alejandro Giammattei expressed his solidarity with Ukraine, which has been applauded by the diplomatic corps at the international level.

by Pamela Contreras

Guatemala City, by AGN – Veylin Herrera.-  The European Union ambassador to Guatemala, Thomas Peyker, posted a message on his Twitter account where he described the visit of President Alejandro Giammattei to Ukraine as a gesture of solidarity.

International diplomatic corps congratulate and support actions such as the Guatemalan head of state meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Thomas Peyker commented upon President Giammattei’s visit and conversation with President Zelenskyy, “Thank you for your visit and solidarity with Ukraine.”

Congratulations on the Effort

The United States and the Republic of China (Taiwan) embassies have congratulated the Guatemalan government for supporting Ukraine.

The U.S. Embassy stated, “We applaud the efforts of the Government of Guatemala to support the right of Ukrainians to live in peace. Actions that have been demonstrated, such as being the first Latin American country to make a presidential visit to Ukraine since the Russian invasion. United with Ukraine.”

“The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) congratulates the historic visit to Ukraine by President Alejandro Giammattei, which represents a deep commitment of the Guatemalan people and government to the value of peace.” 

Call for unity

During the visit, the Guatemalan president expressed the solidarity of the people of Guatemala to Ukraine and reiterated the cooperation ties between both nations.

In a joint statement, President Giammattei called on all nations to raise the banner of peace, urging unity, the pursuit of democracy, and a diplomatic solution.

We strongly believe in promoting peace, protection of life, and hope of a better world, President Giammattei said.

Joint Statement

On the other hand, the head of state of Ukraine declared that this is the first time in the last 12 years that a Latin American president has visited Ukraine; it is also the first personal meeting in the history of bilateral relations with this nation.

Finally, the Ukrainian president reiterated his gratitude for the approach with his Guatemalan counterpart, the conversations, the visit, and the support given to raise his voice for peace and the free world.

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