Zelensky will travel to Brussels on Tuesday morning to sign a bilateral security agreement with the Belgian head of government, Alexander De Croo, the same sources told Lusa.

No information was transmitted about the content of the agreement, except that it is related to security.

Statements from the Ukrainian head of state and De Croo are expected at the end of the signing.

On the same day, Volodymyr Zelensky will travel to Lisbon to sign an agreement with the Portuguese Prime Minister, Luís Montenegro, and will also meet with the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

“Yes, I plan to go to Portugal.” The president of Ukraine will be in our country this Tuesday, where he has scheduled meetings with Luís Montenegro and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. Zelensky is expected at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence at 3:45 pm. Keep up to date with what is already known (and reactions).

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Spain will deliver military aid worth more than a billion euros to Ukraine, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced today as part of Zelensky’s official visit to Madrid.

The security agreement signed between the two countries “includes a military aid commitment for 2024 of one billion euros that will allow Ukraine to strengthen its capabilities”, declared Sánchez during a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart.

The head of the Spanish Government referred to an agreement of “great transcendence” based on three vectors, focusing on the delivery of Patriot missiles for anti-aircraft defense and Leopard tanks.

The President of Ukraine confirmed during his visit to Spain – which was scheduled for May 17th, but was canceled – that he will visit Portugal, where he is expected in the early afternoon.

Zelensky’s move comes at a time when Russia has intensified its offensive in eastern Ukraine and opened a new front in the northeast, in the Kharkiv region, since the beginning of May, in addition to intensive bombing of the country’s vital infrastructure. and which also hit civilian targets.

The Ukrainian leader continues to insistently ask for military support from his Western allies to counter Russian superiority in personnel, weapons and ammunition.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Paulo Rangel, said today that an agreement will be signed on Tuesday in the presence of the President of Ukraine, which systematizes all the support provided by Lisbon over the last two years and covers the next ten.

“A political agreement between Portugal and Ukraine was concluded about three weeks ago, which is a bilateral agreement in all areas in which we have cooperated over these two years”, said Paulo Rangel in Brussels, as part of a ministerial meeting.

The agreement, signed on the occasion of the visit of the President of Ukraine, includes “humanitarian, financial, military and political assistance” with regard to the integration process in the European Union.

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