Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, paid an official visit to Ireland where he met with Sean o'Farrell, the Chairman of the Lower Chamber of the Irish Parliament, and Simon Coveney, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry press office reports.
As a result of the meeting, the parties have agreed to form Ireland’s Embassy in Ukraine, as Klimkin wrote on his Facebook page.
“An agreement on the opening of Ireland’s Embassy in Ukraine is among the results of the visit,” he wrote.
According to the press office, Ireland claimed its support of anti-Russian sanctions and its readiness to advocate Ukraine’s’ interests in the EU. Besides, the Irish side noted a great potential capacity in the cooperation with Ukraine, primarily in the agriculture field, food industry, information technologies, pharmacy, cultural exchange between the universities etc.
It was also decided to send a trade-economical mission to Ukraine to analyze the ways of business contacts development.