On Saturday, June 6, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, who is staying in
Ukraine on an official visit.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk expressed gratitude to Shinzo
Abe and called the first visit of the Prime Minister of Japan to Ukraine a
The Prime Minister of Ukraine noted that this visit comes on the eve of
the G7 summit.
Ukraine highly appreciates the personal support of the Prime Minister of
Japan and the Japanese people, Arseniy Yatsenyuk accentuated: "This is
both geopolitical support, when you are with Ukraine
against Russian aggression, and financial and economic cooperation between our
He recalled that recently the Ukrainian Parliament had ratified the
agreement on mutual protection of investments between Ukraine and Japan:
"The development of our economic cooperation is crucial for our
Arseniy Yatsenyuk also stressed the importance of Japan’s decision to
allocate funds for modernization of the Bortnychi
aeration plant in Kyiv and the cars handed to the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal
Affairs: "This is rather strong and powerful sign of support."
The Prime Minister of Japan said, during the summit of G7 states he with
international partners would pay considerable attention to the issues of assistance
Shinzo Abe appealed to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, expressing his
belief that under his leadership implementation of reforms will be sped up in
Ukraine. The Head of the government of Japan pledged the active support of efforts
to pursue the reform process in Ukraine.