Volodymyr Zelensky has addressed student Ukrainian societies across the UK pledging that he would not give up or “concede”. territory to Russia.
Ukraine’s president spoke to student societies at Birmingham University, Coventry, London School of Economics, UCL, City of London, Oxford, Cambridge, and Glasgow and Manchester over video-link and urged them to help rebuild his country once victory was assured.
Moderator Matt Frei, from Channel 4 News, asked President Zelensky whether there was a stage of the invasion where he would need to cede territory to the Russians given the loss of life in the eastern Donbas region.
He added: “Throughout my presidentship, I clearly understand and understood that every war has to finish at the table of negotiations and I understand that diplomacy can save lives, I understand this. But unfortunately the president of Russian Federation doesn’t understand this, and that’s it.
On April 29, the Boston Global Forum (BGF), together with the Latvian Transatlantic Organization, organized the “Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine” Conference honoring President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and all Ukrainian people as 2022 BGF World Leader for Peace and Security. At the event, which took place at Loeb House, Harvard University, Governor Michael Dukakis presented the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and all Ukrainian People as World Leaders for Peace and Security 2022. Governor Dukakis stated that President Zelenskyy and all Ukrainian people have received the 2022 award for “their courage and sacrifice for freedom and independence.” During the conference, Boston Global Forum announced the Rebuilding Ukraine Program. The Rebuilding Ukraine Program has been conceived as an award for President Zelenskyy and all Ukrainian people.