Ukraine, Slovakia deepen cooperation in energy sector
09:30, 7 September 2016

Ukraine, Slovakia deepen cooperation in energy sector

Prime Ministers of both countries met at the 26th Economic Forum in Poland

09:30, 7 September 2016

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Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and his Slovakian counterpart Robert Fico agreed to develop cooperation in energy sector. The press service of the Ukrainian Cabinet reported this on Wednesday, as the Prime Ministers participated in the 26th Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdroj, Poland.

‘We’re particularly interested in cooperation in gas transit and gas output areas’, Groysman said.  

Fico, in turn, stated that his country was ready to carry on with reversing gas supplies to Ukraine. He added that Slovakia would maximally assist Ukraine in transporting oil from the Caspian Sea to the oil refinery in Kralupy city, Czech Republic.

The sides also discussed trade cooperation, prospects of attraction of Slovakian investments to Ukraine, development of several infrastructure projects and the reform of the Ukrainian customs service.

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