Zelenskiy asked G7 for air defence systems, tougher Russia sanctions, says official

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has called on the G7 leaders to provide further aid. — Reuters pic

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has called on the G7 leaders to provide further aid. — Reuters pic

Monday, 27 Jun 2022 5:38 PM MYT

SCHLOSS ELMAU (Germany), June 27 — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy today asked for anti-aircraft defence systems, more sanctions on Russia and security guarantees as he addressed leaders of the Group of Seven summit, a European official said.

Addressing the summit in the Bavarian Alps via video link, Zelenskiy also asked for help to export grain from Ukraine and for reconstruction aid, the European official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. — Reuters