MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ANATOLI ZLENKO MEETS WITH OUTGOING SPANISH AMBASSADOR TO UKRAINE FERNANDO JOSE BELLIOSO20.08.2001 00:00
As Ukrinform reported on Monday, August 20, quoting Foreign Ministry
sources in Kyiv, Minister of Foreign Affairs Anatoli Zlenko received the
outgoing Spanish Ambassador to Ukraine, Fernando Jose Bellioso, in view of his
diplomatic mission's competition.
The parties to the meeting exchanged opinions about the current status and
prospects of bilateral relations between Ukraine and Spain.
Considering Spain's upcoming EU presidency, Messrs Zlenko and Bellioso
discussed ways to step up the Ukrainian-Spanish political dialogue, in
particular, through exchanges of visits by high-ranking officials.
They discussed, in this context, the upcoming official visit to Ukraine by
Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Josep Pique.
The Spanish Ambassador expressed his deep condolences on the massive loss
of human lives in the Zasiadko Coal Mine blast on Sunday.