On Wednesday, 7 January, in the framework of the official visit to Berlin
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Federal President of
Germany Joachim Gauck.
discussed joint action to overcome the effects of Russian aggression in the
East of Ukraine.
said that the only way to de-escalate the situation was the implementation of
the Minsk agreements that Russia violates.
main steps should be regaining control over the border, the withdrawal of
Russian troops and putting an end to supplying weapons to the Russia-led terrorists.
Minister of Ukraine also discussed with the Federal President the recently
adopted Ukraine’s reform package, as well as future plans of the Government to
stabilize the financial and economic situation, the steps taken to combat corruption.
Yatsenyuk noted the strong political will of the President, the Government and
the parliamentary coalition to carry further changes that will bring Ukraine
closer to the EU.
reported, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk with the Government
delegation is on a two-day official visit to Berlin at the invitation of
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.
delegation includes the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Jaresko, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of
Ukraine Aivaras Abromavicius,
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Chairman of the Board of Naftogaz
of Ukraine Andriy Kobolev.
the Prime Minister of Ukraine held a meeting with Vice-Chancellor, Federal
Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany Sigmar
is scheduled to meet with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, representatives of
German business and financial circles. On 8 January, the Prime Minister will
speak in the German Association of Foreign Policy.