President Victor Yushchenko met today with the President of the EBRD Thomas Mirow.
At the meeting Victor Yushchenko thanked Thomas Mirov for cooperation between the EBRD and Ukraine, saying that it renders “great financial support to Ukraine”, which is greatly appreciated.
Speaking about potentially beneficial directions for development of cooperation President Yushchenko said that Ukraine is interested in the EBRD taking part in projects connected to energy security, energy saving and nuclear energy. Separately he mentioned turning Chernobyl NPP into safe object.
From his part Thomas Mirow said that the EBRD is ready to develop cooperation with Ukraine further and will do so. However, Mr. Mirov noted, in times of world financial crisis the banking system are in hard situation with financial resources. Additional risk is presented by unstable national currencies’ exchange rates.