President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko discussed with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö steps for the release of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, reports the press office of the Presidential Administration.
‘The parties discussed further steps for the release of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia. President of Ukraine thanked the Finnish colleague for his personal active position in this issue,’ reads the message.
Poroshenko stressed the readiness of Ukraine to continue strengthening bilateral trade cooperation. The importance of the forthcoming visit of the President of Finland to Ukraine was noted in this context.
Niinistö assured that Finland supports Ukraine in the fight for the restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity by supporting reforms in Ukraine.
Poroshenko thanked Finland for tangible assistance in overcoming humanitarian consequences of Russian aggression in Donbas.
As it was reported earlier, Poroshenko pays a two-day official working visit to Finland.