Government of Romania

09/08/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/08/2020 09:06

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban’s meeting with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban had a meeting today with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba who is paying a visit to Bucharest.

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban expressed the expectation that Ukrainian authorities will pay due attention to the protection and promotion of the identity rights of persons belonging to the Romanian minority in Ukraine.

Moreover, the Romanian Prime Minister extended a message of support for Ukraine's democratic course and aspirations for European and Euro-Atlantic integration, as well as for its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The two officials also discussed issues of economic co-operation, including prospects for holding a new session of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Industrial and Technical-Scientific Cooperation, as well as ways to expand connectivity projects between the two states, with emphasis on expanding the border crossing points network.

In his turn, Minister Dmytro Kuleba voiced gratitude for the support extended by Romania, in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, and underlined Ukraine's readiness to be actively involved in solving the issues on the bilateral agenda, as well as in advancing co-operation between the two countries.