Thursday, March 19, 2009

President meets Swedish PM

Within the framework of his visit to Brussels, Belgium, President Victor Yushchenko met the Prime Minister of Sweden Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Sides discussed cooperation between Ukraine and Sweden in the field of European integration of Ukraine.

Particularly President Yushchenko and Prime Minister Reinfeldt talked over the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU with Ukrainian side expressing readiness to prepare and introduce the document already in the second half of this year.

Also President Yushchenko said that Ukraine is interested in active cooperation with Swedish Presidency in the EU in realization of Eastern Partnership incentive.

In addition the President and the Prime Minister discussed bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and Sweden in economy, investment, science, and culture.