Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on Thursday
held a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip. The heads of government discussed topical issues of
cooperation, particularly in trade-economic and energy spheres.
Volodymyr Groysman welcomed the decision of the Government
of Moldova to abolish the restrictive measures on imports of Ukrainian meat and
dairy products in 2017.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine confirmed an invitation for
the Head of the Government of Moldova to take part in a meeting of heads of
government of GUAM member states and a business forum within its framework
planned in Kyiv.
Groysman offered to hold the first since 2011 meeting of the intergovernmental Commission
in April - May this year in Ukraine. He also commended the results of the
meeting of co-chairs of the intergovernmental Ukraine- Moldova Commission -
First Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Economic
Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv and Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Economy of
Moldova Octavian Calmîc in November 2016 in Chisinau.
issues on the agenda of bilateral relations, the Prime Ministers considered,
namely the so-called ‘package agreements’ with respect to the Dniester
hydropower complex. In this regard, the Head of Ukrainian Government offered to
commission relevant ministries and departments to carry out in February this
year negotiations and make final decisions.
Volodymyr Groysman voiced Ukraine's particular interest in the renewal of
electricity supplies to the market of Moldova and the willingness to
participate in the relevant tender.