Ukrainian President, French PM discuss ways to enhance economic cooperation

Ukrainian President, French PM discuss ways to enhance economic cooperation

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the course of his visit to France held a meeting with Prime Minister of France Édouard Philippe, the president’s press service report. 

President Poroshenko congratulated Édouard Philippe on the appointment as Prime Minister and formation of the new government team.

The parties discussed ways to enhance the trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and France. They agreed to intensify the activity of the Ukraine-France intergovernmental commission for economic issues.

“Petro Poroshenko and Édouard Philippe also discussed prospects of the involvement of the French companies in the Ukrainian market of the renewable energy. The Head of State drew attention to the threats for the energy security in Europe posed by the Nord Stream 2 gas supply project,” reads the report.

Also, the Prime Minister of France noted the profoundness of the Ukrainian reforms that facilitate the improvement of the investment climate.


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