Ukraine, Croatia to cooperate in customs, disaster prevention and investment protection

21.11.2016 17:50 1232

Ukraine and Croatia will develop cooperation in customs affairs, disaster prevention and investment protection.

The Government portal reports this referring to relevant international documents signed at a meeting between Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic in Kyiv.

In particular, representatives of the two countries signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in disaster prevention and mitigation, the protocol of amendments and changes to the agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Croatia on mutual assistance in customs affairs and the additional protocol between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Croatia on amendments to the intergovernmental agreement on mutual protection of investments.

In the presence of the two prime ministers, the documents were signed by Croatian Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Economy, Small and Medium Entrepreneurship and Crafts Martina Dalic on the part of the Republic of Croatia and Ukrainian State Emergency Service Head Mykola Chechetkin, Ukrainian State Fiscal Service Head Roman Nasirov, Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade First Deputy Minister Maksym Nefyodov on the part of Ukraine.

“We have a rather strong potential in terms of the development of trade relations, tourism industry and joint investment in the economies of our countries,” Groysman told journalists while commenting on the meeting outcomes.

In his turn, Plenkovic expressed hope that today's meeting and the aforementioned documents will promote the development of bilateral economic relations.

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