Razumkov, Sandu discuss Donbas and fight against corruption

Razumkov, Sandu discuss Donbas and fight against corruption

Ukraine and Moldova are united not only by a common border and past but also by the European future and today's challenges, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov says.

He stated this during a meeting with President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu in Kyiv on January 12, Ukrinform reports with reference to the parliament’s press service.

During the meeting, the parties discussed issues related to the protection of territorial integrity and sovereignty, the implementation of systemic reforms and the prospects for inter-parliamentary cooperation.

Razumkov stressed that both countries face a number of difficult challenges. "Territorial integrity for both our and your country is not just words. This is what we have been fighting for for many years," he stressed.

The speaker noted that, despite the efforts of the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada, and international partners, there are casualties among servicemen and civilians on the contact line.

Razumkov and Sandu also discussed the work of anti-corruption bodies in Ukraine. He spoke about the steps that the Ukrainian parliament is taking to ensure the effective work of anti-corruption bodies.

Razumkov expressed hope that the interaction between the parliaments of Ukraine and Moldova will soon receive a new impetus to intensify cooperation.

As reported, President of Moldova Maia Sandu was on her first official visit to Ukraine on January 12, 2021.

Photo credit: rada.gov.ua


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