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Poroshenko met President of Slovakia on UN sidelines
09:29, 20 September 2017
Poroshenko met President of Slovakia on UN sidelines

Ukraine and Slovakia agreed to strengthen joint border and customs control among other aspects of their bilateral cooperation

09:29, 20 September 2017

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Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, according to the official website of the head of Ukraine.

The parties discussed topical issues of bilateral and multilateral agenda.

They positively assessed the preservation of positive trends of increasing trade turnover between the two countries. The parties noted the importance of holding the sessions of the bilateral Ukrainian-Slovak commissions in the sphere of economy, industry, scientific-technical cooperation, cross-border cooperation, and tourism by the end of the year.

The parties agreed to enhance interaction in the establishment of the joint border and customs control on the state border between the two countries for increasing the efficiency of struggle with illegal migration and smuggling.

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They also discussed cooperation on the European integration and within the international organizations.

The two leaders coordinated positions on the de-occupation of Crimea and deployment of the UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas.

The Slovak side reacted with understanding to the arguments of the President of Ukraine about the Parliament’s voting for the law on education.

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