Friday, June 19, 2009

President of Serbia to visit Ukraine in autumn 2009

At his joint press conference with the President of Serbia Boris Tadic President Victor Yushchenko informed that at their bilateral meeting the two Presidents agreed that the President of Serbia would come to Ukraine with the official visit in autumn 2009.

Viktor Yushchenko expressed hope that the visit will be historic and provide new impetus to the development of relations between the two countries.

“Within the framework of this visit we will hold a business forum and launch several humanitarian projects”, - said the President. Also the visit is expected to boost cooperation between individual regions of the two countries and establish links between universities.

From his part Boris Tadic said that the official delegation of Serbia would include businessmen of his country and of the Ukrainian community.

“We aim to sign several agreements, which are now being developed. First of all this will be free trade agreement, which would bring our countries economically closer together”, - said Boris Tadic.

Viktor Yushchenko added here that 21 bilateral agreements are currently being elaborated including that on visa-free travel for citizens of both countries.