Kuleba, Onyeama discuss steps to strengthen cooperation between Ukraine and Nigeria

Kuleba, Onyeama discuss steps to strengthen cooperation between Ukraine and Nigeria

Ukrinform
In the context of strengthening relations between Ukraine and African countries, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba held a phone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama.

According to the ministry's press service, Kuleba and Onyeama discussed steps to intensify political dialogue, increase trade, revive cooperation in education, and strengthen cooperation within international organizations.

They agreed to hold another round of political consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers in the nearest time.

Kuleba noted the interest of Ukrainian business in the implementation of infrastructure, energy and agricultural projects in Nigeria. Onyeama supported the Ukrainian minister's proposal to work out the organization of a bilateral business forum in the near future.

At the end of the conversation, Kuleba invited his Nigerian counterpart to visit Ukraine.

As a reminder, in 2020, the volume of trade in goods and services between Ukraine and Nigeria amounted to USD 86.2 million. The positive balance for Ukraine was USD 78.3 million. In the first quarter of 2021, the volume of trade in goods and services amounted to USD 30.68 million.

As of January 1, 2021, 4,379 Nigerians were studying at higher education institutions of Ukraine.

ish


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2021 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-