Ukraine, Slovakia president discuss renewal of Uzhhorod International Airport’s work

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is necessary to conclude an intergovernmental agreement between Ukraine and Slovakia to resume the work of the airport
17:20, 26 May 2020

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a phone talk with Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová. They discussed the necessity to sign the agreement on the unblocking of work of Uzhhorod International Airport as the Office of the President of Ukraine reported.

“The President underlined the interest of the Ukrainian party in signing of the Ukrainian-Slovak agreement as soon as possible, which will allow Uzhhorod International Airport to resume its work,” the message said.

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Besides, Zelensky stated that the airport is extremely important for Ukraine and Zakarpattia region. He expects an agreement with Slovakia in the near future.

The president is also sure that after the end of the quarantine measures, the governments of the states should assume joint efforts to restore the dynamics of the cooperation in trade and economic, transport and cross-border.

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The airport is situated near the Slovakian border and the planes should enter the airspace of Slovakia to take off and land. In 2016, the term of the intergovernmental agreement between Ukraine and Slovakia ended and it settled this issue; the new one is not signed yet.

As we reported, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a phone talk with President of Finland Sauli Niinistö, discussing the employment of the Ukrainian guest workers.


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