Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and
Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze
had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to
Ukraine Eliab Belotserkovsky.
During the meeting the Ambassador Eliab
Belotserkovsky noted that during international
negotiations Israel always supported the stance of Ukraine regarding European
and Euro-Atlantic integration and Russia's aggression. He also informed Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze about
the assistance that the Embassy of Israel renders to Ukraine in the areas of
agriculture and healthcare.
Eliab Belotserkovsky focused special attention on two priority
areas of activities of the Embassy of Israel in Ukraine: psychological help for
the people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and rehabilitation of
the military. The Ambassador noted that Israel has exceptional knowledge and
experience in these matters and ready to share it with Ukraine.
In this context,
according to him, it is viewed of peculiar importance to introduce a project of
the center in which Israeli experts will train Ukrainian health professionals
and provide them with professional support during direct patient care. In the
center it is also planned to introduce a helpline for psychological first aid,
for instance, for the ATO participants.
expressed hope that the centre would become for Ukraine a national project and
the state will make every effort to implement it. Israel, in turn, is willing
to provide such a facility with technological solutions, and its staff – with
special knowledge and training.
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze thanked the Ambassador Eliab Belotserkovsky for such
valuable initiative for Ukraine. She added that for her part she would do her
utmost to consolidate and coordinate the joint efforts of the Ukrainian and
Israeli governments in this matter.