The head of the presidential administration Igor rainin discussed with the Minister of ecology of the state of Israel, Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Zeev Elkin practical steps to accelerate the signing of the agreement on free trade between the two countries. About it reports a press-service of the President of Ukraine on the results of the meeting head of the presidential administration with the Israeli Minister.
“During the negotiations was marked by a high level of political dialogue between Ukraine and Israel and close coordination of the two countries in the international arena. The parties noted the growth of trade-economic cooperation between Ukraine and Israel, and discussed the practical steps in the plane of the acceleration of the signing of the free trade agreement between the two countries”, – stated in the message.
Elkin thanked the Ukrainian government for effective actions to ensure the ability of Israelis to visit Jewish Holy sites in Uman and other cities of Ukraine.
Rainin simultaneously invited the Israeli side to take part in the celebration of the 27th anniversary of independence of Ukraine and the work of the 10-th international economic investment forum, which will be held in Kharkiv on September 28.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the meeting with the Minister of environment, Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and heritage of the state of Israel Zeev Elkin discussed the issues of development of trade-economic cooperation between the two countries, and urged to resolve the existing difficulties with admission into Israeli territory Ukrainian citizens.