Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Estonia have agreed to support Ukraine in preparing for winter and help restore its energy infrastructure, the countries said in a joint statement adopted following their foreign minister’s meeting in Kyiv, Report informs.

The meeting took place on November 28 and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba also took part. The seven European countries committed to “continue to work together to provide political and practical support to ensure Ukraine’s ability to defend its independence and territorial integrity.”

“We commit to provide further humanitarian assistance and support Ukraine’s efforts to prepare for winter, particularly to restore the country’s energy infrastructure. In parallel, we will continue our efforts to support the reconstruction of the destroyed Ukrainian infrastructure,” says the statement.