How Recent Security Lapses in Brussels Highlight the Need for Increased Surveillance
The senior members from the European Parliament, EU officials as well as EU officials could not think of anything better than to be proud of the President Zelensky of Ukraine who showed up unexpectedly at London the morning of Monday. It was a surprise given the numerous security concerns and the fact that his visit was hidden because of Russian assassination plots. In part, it was due to the summit in Kyiv with Charles Michel (the president of the European Council) and Ursula von der Leyen (the head of the European Commission), the unexpected appearance of President Zelensky could have been possible. The two had discussed previously the security measures to ensure the safety of President Zelensky. Recent developments suggest an optimistic picture for the future of Ukraine-European relations.
1. What happened when the President Zelensky as well as Charles Michel meet?
The 9th of July, 2020, the President of Ursula von der Leyen from the European Commission, President Charles Michel of the European Council, and President Volodymyr Zelensky from Ukraine were together with a variety of others from the EU. The summit was a landmark in the discussion on security concerns that are leading Brussels to feel embarrassment. This was the first summit held between both the EU and Ukraine following the turmoil in Ukraine. It was an opportunity to discuss the issue about security issues at Brussels and the steps that could be taken to stop them from occurring in the future.
2. What is the effect of these events had on the plans of President Zelensky to attend this year’s EU summit?
The possible impact of incidents this week to the President’s capacity to go to this year’s EU Summit in Brussels following the devastation of a major security breach within Brussels is a cause of serious concern. The incident involved an Latvian cameraman gain access to the entrance of VIPs to the EU Council Building. This has caused uncertainty regarding EU security, and has raised questions regarding Summit participants’ safety. This incident has forced the plans of President Zelensky to attend the summit to be reconsidered. The president is not willing to accept the possibility of his life being at risk.
3. What security measures are in place to ensure the safety of President Zelensky?
It is essential for President Zelensky’s security to be secured in the wake of security breaches that left Brussels in a state of shock. Numerous security measures are in place to guarantee the security and wellbeing that President Zelensky enjoys. It includes increased security and enhanced security around the perimeter, more efficient intelligence gathering, and greater awareness of potential dangers. In addition, more security staff are deployed and better communications between security personnel, and the latest technology is being assessed. Security procedures are being revised and updated to deal with the possibility of threats. The security measures were designed to protect the president as well as public safety when security breaches occur.
4. What’s the reason the travels of President Zelensky are kept in secret?
To protect their diplomatic and security interests It is commonplace to have presidents travel in the privacy of their homes, particularly if they come from a nation that is as significant as Ukraine. It’s easy to see the reason why the president Zelensky is traveling in a state of secrecy in light of the recent influx of the news reports about security breach which left Brussels in a state of shock. This event highlights the importance it is to adhere to protocols in order to protect the leader of a nation. This also highlights that these procedures need to be constantly updated and improved to ensure their effectiveness.
A Short Summary
The EU demonstrated its strength and solidarity in support of Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine in inviting Zelensky to Brussels even though there was a variety of security issues this week. It’s clear that the EU is still awestruck by Zelensky’s determination to bring Ukraine towards Europe and further away from Russia despite the security violations. This visit proves Zelensky’s dedication to this direction and provides an assurance that Ukraine will be able to withstand Russian aggressiveness.