Boris Johnson makes 'surprise' trip to Kyiv for talks with President Zelenskyy

Embassy of Ukraine to the UK
Embassy of Ukraine to the UK

A photo was shared by the Embassy of Ukraine to the UK on Twitter that shows the two leaders talking over a table.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has travelled to Ukrainian capital Kyiv to meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in an unannounced visit.

Johnson's "surprise" visit is a “show of solidarity” with Ukraine, Downing Street has said.

A No 10 spokesman said the Prime Minister was using the unannounced visit to set out a new package of financial and military aid.

“The Prime Minister has travelled to Ukraine to meet President Zelensky in person, in a show of solidarity with the Ukrainian people,” the spokesman said.

“They will discuss the UK’s long term support to Ukraine and the PM will set out a new package of financial and military aid.”

A picture of the meeting was posted online by the Ukrainian embassy in London.

A photo was shared by the Embassy of Ukraine to the UK on Twitter that shows the two leaders talking over a table, face to face. Flags for each country are behind each respective leader.

In the image caption, the embassy account wrote: 'Surprise' with a winking emoji.

More updates on the meeting to follow from GB News.