Sunday, June 3, 2007

Trade-economic cooperation discussed between Ukraine and Germany

Germany is world's leading country on investments into Ukraine, Foreign Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told a meeting with German Federal Minister for Economics and Technology Michael Glos.

We are interested to move on, fulfill new investments projects with attraction of German Capital and Advanced Technologies, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in Germany.

The parties paid attention to stepping up activity of the Ukrainian -German Economic Group engaged in drafting and fulfillment of joint projects and priorities. The interlocutors stated their hope that the group will draft serious recommendations to six political consultations at the high level in fall 2007 in Kyiv.

On initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk a program of the visit was cut. He didn't meet with members of the Ukrainian- German Parliamentary Group of the German Parliament and experts of the "Ukraine" research group of the German Fund "Science and Politics".

According to the Foreign Ministry's spokesman Andriy Deshchytsia, the Foreign Minister was supposed to attend a sitting of the CIS Council of Prime Ministers in Yalta. His participation is in question now that the Prime Minister is back to Kyiv.