On Tuesday, June
24, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk held a meeting with Federal
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted
that the Government of Ukraine appreciates the approved yesterday by the
European Union Council conclusions on Ukraine and emphasized the importance of
the personal contribution of the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
Germany in this process.
The Head of
Government also stressed the Cabinet of Ministers continue to do everything in
power to ensure de-escalation of the situation in Ukraine.
During the meeting
the interlocutors also discussed the economic situation in Ukraine, in particular
in the context of the future free trade area with the EU and the present state
of energy security.