go to Ukraine just for PR – Estonian PM

92 go to Ukraine just for PR – Estonian PM

Kaja Kallas hinted that some politicians are merely searching for publicity with such journeys

Estonia’s Prime Minister, Kaja Kallas has insisted that she’s doing loads to assist Ukraine amid its battle with Russia and doesn’t have to journey to Kiev to show it.

Throughout an interview with Postimees web site on Monday, Kallas was requested why she hasn’t adopted within the footsteps of the leaders of Germany, France, Italy, the UK who visited Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky in Kiev.

“I imagine that I’m doing loads for the advantage of Ukraine. I don’t have to show something by going to a navy hotspot to as soon as once more seem within the information feeds,” she responded.

As a substitute of creating official visits, she’ll “obtain extra by speaking to main allies and persuading them” to extend support to Kiev, the PM stated.

“And Ukrainians know this very effectively. They themselves say that there are individuals, who come to them solely to take footage for social media,” Kalas famous.

Estonia has been a powerful supporter of Ukraine in the course of the ongoing battle, offering Kiev with 250 million euros value of weapons, together with Javelin anti-tank missile programs, howitzers, mines, grenade launchers, mortars and ammunition.

On Monday, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland shut their borders to Russian vacationers in response to Moscow’s navy operation. Tallinn has additionally been calling for a full visa ban on Russians within the EU, however Brussels shunned introducing the measure.

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