Friday, July 3, 2009

President meets CPPCC National Committee Vice Chairman

President Victor Yushchenko met today with Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee Vice Chairman Mr. Wan Gang.

Victor Yushchenko noted that Ukraine puts great importance in development of comprehensive mutually beneficial cooperation with China and appreciates the level of mutual understanding and trust between the two countries.

The President positively assessed the dynamics of trade and economic cooperation as well as pointed to progress in negotiations on development of military-technical cooperation. Also he said that Ukrainian side seeks to effectively use the potential of bilateral economic, scientific and humanitarian cooperation.

President Yushchenko also pointed to Ukraine's interest in intensification of investment cooperation with China, particularly in participation of Chinese capital in implementation of large infrastructure projects in Ukraine, especially in preparation to EURO 2012.

During the meeting sides also discussed international security and nuclear non-proliferation, political dialogue between the states, including at the highest level, etc.