The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, recently spoke at an Arab League meeting in Saudi Arabia. In his speech, he talked about how hard things were for his country because of wars and land issues with Russia. Zelensky said some people at the meeting needed to be discussing these problems. He asked them to look at the situation with an open mind.
Zelensky Calls for Unity and Peace
President Zelensky talked about how long wars in Libya, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan caused much pain. He said he hoped most people at the meeting would support peace and fairness. Zelensky clarified that people with different ideas could work together to free people from Russian jails.
Acknowledging the Muslim Community
In his speech, Zelensky also talked about the Muslims in Ukraine. Mustafa Dzhemilev, the leader of the Crimean Tatars, is with him to Saudi Arabia. Zelensky talked about how important the Crimean Tatars, a Muslim group, is to Ukraine. He mentioned that this group had been through a lot while Russia was in charge.
Zelensky’s Stance on Crimea
The Ukrainian President has clarified that he wants Russia to give up control of Crimea. Crimea, which Russia took control of in 2014, has been a source of trouble. Zelensky said again that Crimea is part of Ukraine and thanked Saudi Arabia and most other people at the meeting for their support.
Meeting with Saudi Crown Prince
Zelensky also independently met with the Saudi Crown Prince MBS. During this meeting, he discussed the Ukrainian Peace Formula, which calls for Russian troops to leave all parts of Ukraine, including Crimea. He was thankful Saudi Arabia helped get ten foreign war prisoners out of Russian hands.
Treatment of Muslims in Ukraine
The Muslim group in Ukraine has respect and gets help from Zelensky’s government. Zelensky met with Ukrainian Muslim soldiers at an Iftar dinner earlier this year. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims eat Iftar after sunset. The President said that he respected Ramadan and the customs that Muslims follow. Representatives from the Crimean Tatars, a Muslim group in Ukraine, were at this event.
Zelensky has spoken out against how Russia treats Muslims in Crimea and has stressed that he is willing to free Crimea and end the suppression of Ukrainian and Crimean-Tatar freedom. He thinks saving Crimea is a goal for the whole world, not just Ukraine.
The Wrap Up
Zelensky’s words at the Arab League meeting show that he wants peace and justice for all countries, not just Ukraine. His deeds show he cares about the Muslim people in Ukraine and is aggressive in solving his country’s problems. Zelensky’s leadership shows how much he cares about freedom and human rights because he continues to stand firm against the invasion of Ukrainian areas.
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