Tuesday, April 4 2017 17:58 EEST
Ukraine
President met with the Prime Minister of Latvia
President, Met, With, Prime, Minister, Latvia

In the framework of the official visit to Latvia, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held negotiations with Prime Minister of Latvia Māris Kučinskis.

The Head of State expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister of Latvia for a solid political support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, consistent position of Latvia as regards condemnation and non-recognition of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

“The expansion of trade-economic cooperation is one of the top-priority tasks of bilateral dialogue,” the President noted adding that the opportunities from the free trade area between Ukraine and the EU must be fully used.

The Head of State praised the restoration of the bilateral Intergovernmental Ukraine-Latvia Commission for Economic, Industrial and Scientific-Technical Cooperation. He noted the necessity of ensuring the efficient work at the level of Governments for implementing the agreements achieved.

The parties agreed with the importance of developing the international transport corridor Baltic Sea – Black Sea – Caspian Sea with the use of the route of “Zubr” container train.

The parties expressed hope that the Agency for Investment and Development of Latvia in Ukraine will intensify its work and establish contacts with respective Ukrainian governmental offices. The active work of respective structures should open new opportunities for the work of Latvian investors in Ukraine.

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