Tuesday, February 10, 2009

President Yushchenko holds phone talks with President Basescu

President Victor Yushchenko held phone talks with the President of Romania Traian Basescu.

Both leaders affirmed that Ukraine and Romania accept the decision of the International Court of Justice on maritime delimitation of Ukrainian-Romanian boarder in the Black Sea, approved on February 3 and consider it just and final.

President Yushchenko stressed that the decision closes a very complicated question in bilateral relations between the two countries and provides new opportunities for prolific cooperation between Ukraine and Romania.

After that the two Presidents discussed the coming visit of President Basescu to Ukraine scheduled on February 25-26, and holding the second meeting of Ukrainian-Romanian Presidential Commission during the visit.

When speaking about European cooperation between the countries President Yushchenko thanked President Basescu for continuous support of Ukraine’s European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations.