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Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski: Economic and trade cooperation should become a priority of cooperation between Ukraine and Poland
13.09.2016 | 19:44

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on Tuesday held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski. The parties discussed enhancement of bilateral cooperation between the countries.

Volodymyr Groysman noted that the level of trade and economic cooperation is insufficient and has the potential to deepen. In this context, he called for the revitalization of activities of the intergovernmental Commission on economic cooperation.

The Prime Minister stressed the need of development of infrastructure. He accentuated that development of the state border, combining transportation capabilities are the issues aimed at facilitating better integration and speeding up economic collaboration.

Special attention, according to him, requires the development of border infrastructure, it is necessary to organize joint control and customs clearance: "We need to improve the quality of services", he said.

The Prime Minister also noted the necessity of deepening bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and Poland along the following lines: defense, energy, education, cooperation at regional and local levels, coordination of efforts at the international political level.

In this context, the Prime Minister thanked Poland for the support for Ukraine in its European integration aspirations and in countering the Russian aggression.

The Prime Minister also highly commended the talks with Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland Beata Szydlo in Krynica Zdrój. "I believe that the topics we discussed will be translated into concrete action", he summed up.


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