OREANDA-NEWS  Ukraine has signed an agreement on friendship and cooperation between the two countries with Albania. This was announced by the President of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, in his Telegram channel.

The signing of the document took place within the framework of Zelensky's meeting with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama. According to the President of Ukraine, the agreement will contribute to the development of cooperation between the countries, as well as strengthen Ukrainian positions in the Balkans. He also clarified that during the meeting with the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Albania, they discussed the defense needs of Ukraine and the possibility of joint production of weapons.

Vladimir Zelensky arrived in Albania on the morning of February 28. The unannounced visit of the Ukrainian leader to Tirana was announced by the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic.

Zelensky later commented on the purpose of his visit to Albania. According to him, during his visit to the Balkans, he is scheduled to hold talks with the Prime Minister of Albania and his team, as well as participate in the Ukraine—Southeastern Europe summit.