Wednesday, November 1 2017 21:01 EET
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President held a meeting with the King of Saudi Arabia
poroshenko, saudi arabia, President, King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in the framework of the official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Head of State expressed gratitude to the Saudi monarch for supporting the initiatives of Ukraine in the framework of the international organizations aimed at protecting its sovereignty and territorial integrity - reports President.gov.ua

Following the meeting, the agreement was achieved to intensify bilateral cooperation in political, trade-economic, military-technical, energy and investment spheres.

The Ukrainian President expressed hope that the official Riyadh would join the international efforts aimed at solving the problems of protecting the rights and interests of the Crimean Tatar people in Crimea.

King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud emphasized the friendly nature of relations between the two states. The interest of the Saudi party in the development of mutually beneficial cooperation with Ukraine in the framework of bilateral projects was confirmed.

He stressed that the visit of the Ukrainian President opened new opportunities for the enhancement of personal contacts, interstate relations and people-to-people contacts.

The parties coordinated efforts to ensure regional peace and security, as well as struggle against the international terrorism.