Prime Minister of Greece Tsipras to visit Ukraine in 2016

Source : 112 Ukraine

Tsipras emphasizes the importance of granting Ukraine visa-free access to the EU
18:16, 22 January 2016

Greek Premier Aleksis Tsypras met Ukraine's President Petro Portoshenko on the sideline of the World Economic Forum in Greece.

Both sides called for the implementation of existing bilateral mechanisms, in particular, the Ukrainian-Greek Intergovernmental Working Group on economic, industrial and technological cooperation in order to improve collaboration efficiency concerning Trade Free Area between Ukraine and the EU.

Poroshenko expressed gratitude for the support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. Both sides recognized the importance of sanctions to encourage Russia to keep to Minsk deal.

Poroshenko also thanked Tsypras for providing medical rehabilitation to Ukrainian soldiers in Greece. He invited Tsypras to visit Ukraine in 2016. 

Earlier, Greek Parliament ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Related: EU, IMF leaders positively assess course of reforms in Ukraine, - Poroshenko

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