On Tuesday, February 2,
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk received the delegation of the
Bundestag led by Chairman of the Committee
on the Affairs of the European Union Gunther
Arseniy Yatsenyuk expressed gratitude for
the support for Ukraine by the Government of Germany
headed by Angela Merkel and the Bundestag in their efforts
to counteract to Russia’s aggression and to
ensure the peaceful settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine,
as also in the process of internal democratic transformations and
"We are appreciative
for the weighty endeavours of Chancellor Angela Merkel to
support Ukraine on our way towards restoring
peace and enacting economic changes. It is crucial
for us to preserve unshakable cohesion to face threats of a hybrid
war, continued by the Kremlin not only against Ukraine,
but against the European Union",
stressed the Head of Government of Ukraine.
"We must realize that it is
impossible to let political destabilization and disunity,
neither inside our country nor among the members of the European
community", accentuated Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Members of the German Parliament praised the
actions of the Ukrainian Government under extremely difficult external situation.
assured of the continued support aimed at restoring peace,
territorial integrity and sovereignty in occupied areas
of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and in Crimea.
During the meeting the parties discussed
topical issues of Ukrainian-German cooperation and European integration of
Ukraine. The Head of Ukrainian Government called on
German MPs to further promote the European
transformation of Ukraine, and particularly the introduction of a visa-free
regime for Ukrainian citizens.