On Friday, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met
with President of Hungary János Áder. The parties discussed topical
issues of Ukrainian-Hungarian cooperation and potential areas to enhance it.
Volodymyr Groysman noted that among the priority areas for
strengthening bilateral collaboration are trade-economic sphere and energy.
The interlocutors focused on environmental protection issues
of concern for the two countries. Volodymyr Groysman and János Áder
agreed to intensify practical measures to improve the environment of the Tysa as a border river, in particular to prevent the
ingress of salt and solid waste into the river.
Experts of the two countries in synergy with experts of the
European institutions will make necessary arrangements in the near future.
The parties also discussed prospective projects for wastewater
treatment on the common border, as well as reconstruction and modernization of
Ukrainian companies operating in this field.
Moreover, the top officials paid attention to cooperation in
the energy sector. The Prime Minister of Ukraine briefed his interlocutor on
the Government's measures to restore domestic gas production, and to pursue a
policy of energy efficiency as one of the top priorities for the executive
goal is to ensure energy independence of Ukraine, the key to which is domestic
natural gas production", said Volodymyr Groysman.
the developments in the eastern Ukraine, János Áder commended the efforts of the
Ukrainian Government in creating necessary conditions for IDPs. At that, Volodymyr
Groysman stressed that the Cabinet of Ministers was taking necessary steps to
address this extremely sensitive issue.
understand the needs of temporarily displaced persons and will do our utmost to
provide comfort for them", asserted Volodymyr Groysman.