On 15 February outgoing Ambassador of Ukraine to Latvia Yevgen Perebyinis paid a farewell
visit to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs.
The Ambassador thanked the Minister for strong and
invariable support by the Republic of Latvia of territorial integrity and
sovereignty of Ukraine both in bilateral relations and on the international
level. The parties commended the active bilateral dialogue and prospects for
its further deepening.
The Latvian Minister underlined his country’s interestedness
in facilitation of economic ties with Ukraine, having remarked the positive
dynamics of trade and economic cooperation in 2016. With that regard the
Minister stressed on significant prospects of multi-modal connections between
the Baltic, Black and Caspian Sea transit routes.
expressed hope for granting the visa-free regime to Ukrainian citizens without
delay, as it was put in the declaration on the outcomes of the Fourth Eastern
Partnership Summit in Riga in 2015.