"We expect a
G7 summit, which will be held next month, will not just declare a clear
position on support for Ukraine, but will also take serious decisions in order to
stop Russian military aggression against Ukraine," Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy
Yatsenyuk stated this following a meeting with Canadian
Foreign Minister Robert Nicholson on Tuesday, May 12.
He has emphasized
that Canada as G7 member state plays a decisive role in stabilizing the
situation in Ukraine and assisting Ukraine in the fight against Russian
Minister of Ukraine informed that the issue of economic cooperation between
Ukraine and Canada was discussed during the meeting with Robert Nicholson.
According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Government
expects that "the main negotiator from Canada on signing an agreement on
free trade zone between Ukraine and Canada" will arrive on 13 May: "I
hope that negotiations will move towards signing an agreement."
On behalf of the
Government of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk
thanked the Canadian government and personally Prime Minister of Canada Stephen
Harper for "high support for Ukraine, Ukrainians and our common struggle
for a free world."
"We have actually
opened a new qualitative page of our bilateral relations with Canada. And the
level of cooperation and support that is happening now in our bilateral relations
is very high," the Prime Minister underlined.