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Innovative experience of Israel and Free Trade Agreement are in the spotlight, says PM about upcoming visit to the State of Israel
12.05.2017 | 22:00

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in the framework of an official visit to the State of Israel on May 14-16, inter alia intends to discuss issues pertaining to the conclusion of Free Trade Agreement and to get familiarized with the best practices of Israel in the sphere of innovations. This was stated by the Head of Government on air of TV channel "112.UA".

On Monday-Tuesday I shall pay the visit with the government delegation to Israel. We have a number of key issues that we need to tackle upon. I consider this trip to be highly beneficial from the point of view of bilateral agreements," stressed the Prime Minister. In the course of the meeting it is planned to sign Memorandum of cooperation between the ministries of healthcare of Ukraine and Israel, to discuss questions regarding to the work of the rehabilitation center for soldiers of the anti-terror operation (ATO) Israel will provide consulting assistance.

The Head of Government informed that he is to hold important talks with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, President of Israel Reuven Rivlin and Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein, apart from that, Volodymyr Groysman is scheduled to participate in more than two dozen of events.

It is vitally important to bring about the issue of approval of the Free Trade Agreement. We have a huge potential for our bilateral trade- it is the development of the national economy as well as the direct production in Ukraine. Thereby it is a visit of great importance, urged Volodymyr Groysman.

The Prime Minister stressed that the government delegation will be accompanied by representatives of business circles that will learn experience of Israel in establishment of technological parks, in adoption of new technologies in agricultural and medicine sectors. According to his words, this will open up opportunities to create conditions for production of competitive products in Ukraine.

Moreover, the focus of the meeting with leadership of the State of Israel will be the recognition of the Holodomor in Ukraine as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people. This issue is of critical importance, I think we need to find common ground. It is significant to ensure that Ukrainian values will be recognized in the world. Tragedies which were occurred must be reflected and supported throughout the civilized world, summed up the Prime Minister.


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