On 17th September
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Natalia Galibarenko
met Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomir
Zaoralek who paid one-day working visit to Ukraine.
Minister Zaoralek has welcomed the ratification by the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine the Association Agreement and emphasized the support by the
official Prague of the European choice of the Ukrainian people.
N.Halibarenko expressed hope for the further active assistance of Czech partners in
carrying out European reforms in Ukraine and for prompt ratification by the
Czech Parliament of the Association Agreement.
Minister Zaoralek stressed the important role of the recent steps
taken by President P.Poroshenko and the Ukrainian
Government to stabilize the situation in the Eastern Ukraine. The head of the
Czech MFA expressed satisfaction with high standards of minority rights
protection in Ukraine and noted that “he had an opportunity personally verify
that Czech minority is secure in Ukraine and he will deliver this message to
the Czech society”.
meeting the consular issues were also discussed.