The Verkhovna Rada’s speaker specially mentioned activities of the Minister of Trade and the Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine
The Verkhovna Rada’s speaker Andriy Parubiy thanked the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau for his support of Ukraine and active participation in the anti-Putin coalition. The chairman of the Rada wrote about this on his page in Facebook.
'I thanked the Prime Minister and all the Canadian people for their support of Ukraine and active participation in the anti-Putin coalition. I have seen Canadian military trainers at the Yavorovskiy polygon. They prepare our soldiers to be sent to the front in the Donbass. The people of Canada are standing with Ukrainians side-by-side in their struggle for peace of the whole free world,' Parubiy noted.
Moreover, the Verkhovna Rada’s speaker said Justin Trudeau about the fact that Ukrainian and Canadian peoples had already had 125 years of common history since the time when the first Ukrainians came to the shores of Canada and joined the creation of Canadian state.
'I’d like to mention the active work of the Minister of Trade of Canada Christy Freeland and the Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk. Signing of the free trade agreement between Canada and Ukraine became possible because of them. When I met the Prime Minister I said I was sure that the Verkhovna Rada is to ratify this agreement with no delay, the chairman of the parliament added.
In addition, Parubiy invited Trudeau to visit free Ukrainian Crimea in future.
On July 11, Ukraine and Canada signed an agreement on a free trade zone. According to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, a lot of work is to be done to expand this agreement.
As reported earlier by 1492news.com, President Petro Poroshenko informed that the issue of visa liberalization for Ukrainians had been discussed during today's Ukraine-Canada negotiations.