President: We must sign Ukraine-Israel FTA Agreement next year

07.10.2016 10:02 287

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with Minister of Environmental Protection, Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Ze'ev Elkin.

This has been reported by the press service of the Head of State.

As Head of Israeli part of the Joint Ukraine-Israel Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation, the Minister has informed the President on the results of its regular session held in Kyiv on October 5-6.

Petro Poroshenko has emphasized the importance of deepening cooperation in trade and economic direction and speeding up the conclusion of the bilateral free trade agreement.

The parties noted successful functioning of the visa-free regime between Ukraine and Israel in the context of trade-economic cooperation development and tourist exchange.

The President of Ukraine thanked the Israeli side for its active participation in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy.


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