Presidents of Ukraine and Finland discuss concerted actions to release Kremlin prisoners

Presidents of Ukraine and Finland discuss concerted actions to release Kremlin prisoners

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with President of Finland Sauli Niinistö.

 “The parties praised the high dynamics of bilateral political dialogue. President Poroshenko emphasized Ukraine's willingness to continue strengthening bilateral cooperation, particularly in trade. In this context, the importance of a forthcoming visit of the President of Finland to Ukraine was underscored,” the press service of the President of Ukraine reports.

President Niinistö assured that Finland would continue to support Ukraine in its struggle for the restoration of sovereignty and territorial integrity, including through the assistance in reforms.

Petro Poroshenko thanked Finland for the tangible assistance in overcoming the humanitarian consequences of Russian aggression in Donbas.

The parties discussed further steps to release Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia. The President of Ukraine thanked the Finnish colleague for his personal pro-active stand in this issue.

November 7-8, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko makes a working visit to Finland, where he will take part in the congress and the summit of the European People's Party.


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