President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of France Édouard Philippe have discussed perspective of the involvement of the French companies in the Ukrainian market of the renewable energy. This was reported by the presidential press service.
"Petro Poroshenko and Édouard Philippe discussed prospects of the involvement of the French companies in the Ukrainian market of the renewable energy. The Head of State drew attention to the threats for the energy security in Europe posed by the Nord Stream 2 gas supply project," press service informs.
Leaders also addressed ways to intensify the trade-economic cooperation between Ukraine and France and agreed to intensify the activity of the Ukraine-France intergovernmental commission for economic issues.
"The Prime Minister of France noted the profoundness of the Ukrainian reforms that facilitate the improvement of the investment climate," the message reads.
Sides have also discussed the developments in Donbas in the context of Russian aggression and the issue of compliance with the human rights in the occupied Crimea.