Zelenskiy lobbies for support and investment to reconstruct Ukraine

Zelenskiy lobbies for support and investment to reconstruct Ukraine

Ukrainian president appeals in Berlin for funding to repair and rebuild energy infrastructure and for defence

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The Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and his allies have used a major conference in Berlin to lobby international business for support in the country’s reconstruction and recovery efforts even as it continues to be bombarded by Russia.

Speaking at the Ukraine Recovery conference, hosted by the German government, at which the topic of Ukraine’s survival was centre-stage, Zelenskiy warned that Europe’s peace was also at stake if his country was not able to protect and rebuild itself as it stood up to Russia.

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