Romanian Senate speaker Florin Cîţu visited Ukraine on Wednesday traveling to Hostomel and Irpin, places where there is evidence of war crimes committed by Russian forces against Ukrainian civilians.
Mr Citu, a former Romanian prime minister, delivered a speech at the Congress of local and regional authorities, chaired by Volodymyr Zelensky with Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal in attendance, News.ro reported .
His visit to Ukraine comes a day after Romanian Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca made an unannounced trip to Kyiv where he had talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“It is an honor to be in Ukraine today,” with Irène Kälin, Swiss National Council President and North Macedonia Assembly President, Talat Xhaferi, he said.
The 50-year-old dressed in khaki channeling the Ukrainian president who has appeared in public and addressed parliaments around the world in a now trademark khaki T-shirt, jacket and pants.
The three discussed “the atrocities committed by the Russian armed forces in Ukraine and the plan of reconstruction of the country after the war,” he wrote on Facebook.
„Our friends are ready to help us bilaterally and internationally, to increase the pressure of sanctions on Russia, to join the reconstruction of independent, sovereign Ukraine , prosperous,” said Ruslan Stefanchuk, the president of the Rada, the Ukrainian legislature.