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Pavlo Klimkin: I highly appreciate the support of our partners in the Arab world in these difficult and dangerous times
15.09.2014 | 13:11
The press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

"I appreciate the support of the absolute majority of our partners in the Arab world in these difficult and dangerous times," stated Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin during a meeting September 15, 2014, with 11 ambassadors of Arab countries, those accredited in Kiev (Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, UAE, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan).

The Foreign Minister expressed his gratitude for the support of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine both in the framework of international organizations and at bilateral level.

Pavlo Klimkin has announced that the Ukrainian side is seeking to strengthen and improve the cooperation level with the Arab countries. In this regard he has noted that Ukraine is interested in drawing additional investments from the Middle East and North Africa.

The Minister informed that targeting to facilitate interpersonal contacts now an opportunity is considered with certain Arab countries to simplify visa requirements. Moreover, the Minister told the assembly that the President of Ukraine plans to appoint ambassadors in a number of Arab States in the near future.

During the meeting the interlocutors also exchanged views on the situation in the Middle East.


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