Ukraine’s president travels to the Netherlands
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine. Photo via the Presidential Office of Ukraine

The Ukrainian president arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, immediately following his unannounced visit to Finland the day before, a spokesperson confirmed.

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In a Facebook post, Sergii Nykyforov said that Volodymyr Zelenskyy had arrived in The Hague, where he met with leaders of both houses of the Dutch parliament. Later, he is due to pay a visit to the International Criminal Court to meet with its leadership.

In The Hague, Mr Zelenskyy will also address the Dutch community and representatives of international judicial institutions.

Then Ukraine’s president will meet with Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, with a trilateral meeting with the prime minister of Belgium, Alexander de Kroo, also planned.

In addition, the king of the Netherlands, Willem Alexander, is expected to receive Mr Zelenskyy at an air force base.

On Wednesday, Ukraine’s president paid an official visit to Finland to discuss Kyiv’s path to NATO and military assistance.

Since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Mr Zelenskyy has made few foreign visits, including to the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and recently Poland and Finland.