Tuesday, March 23, 2010

President stresses on implementation of agreements with Russia

The President’s instructions primarily concern the intensification of the Ukrainian-Russian economic relations, development of long-term programs on bilateral cooperation in specific promising areas and implementation of joint projects in energy, transport and aerospace sectors.

In particular, Viktor Yanukovych has instructed to study the issues concerning closer cooperation with Russia in the context of nuclear fuel supply for Ukrainian nuclear power plants, nuclear fuel production, cooperation in building reactors, integration and development of transport systems, participation of Ukraine in Russian project GLONASS, strengthening contacts between border regions.

The President drew special attention to importance of celebrating the 65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War and improving social protection of Ukrainian veterans (including overseas).

The agreement to harmonize areas of cooperation and set specific tasks, reached by Ukrainian and Russian Presidents, will favor effective implementation of the mentioned instructions.