Saturday, July 19, 2008

Ukrainian premier, Polish president note unity of opinion in diversification of gas supplies to Ukraine and Europe

Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and Polish President Lech Kaczynski have noted the unity of opinion in the diversification of gas supplies to Europe and Ukraine. Tymoshenko was speaking during a joint briefing with Kaczynski on Monday. "We have discussed the issues of the diversification of natural gas supplies to Ukraine and Europe. We have reached a mutual understanding in the possible diversification," she said.

Tymoshenko said that during the talks, the two countries had confirmed their readiness for strategic cooperation. "I want to thank the Polish president for his country persistently and knowingly bringing Ukraine to Eurointegration. I am confident that Ukraine will quicker walk its path with such assistance," she said.