The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will help Ukrainians who were forced to cross out of the country due to the war, unleashed by Russia, in protecting their rights, but sees the return of all compatriots as its ultimate goal.
This was stated by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba, who spoke at the Second Summit of First Ladies and Gentlemen, held in Kyiv on Saturday, July 23, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“We are doing everything to protect the rights of Ukrainians. The only thing we won’t do is encourage them to stay abroad forever. We want Ukrainians to return home,” said the head of Ukrainian diplomacy.
Kuleba thanked every nation that is currently helping Ukrainians.
“But our ultimate goal is to bring everyone home, especially the children,” he emphasized.
In this context, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that almost 2 million Ukrainian children remain out of the country.
As reported, the Second International Summit of First Ladies and Gentlemen is being held in Kyiv. Spouses of foreign leaders, as well as celebrities, leading world experts and dignitaries were invited to participate in the event, which is being broadcast in more than 20 countries around the world.