Ukraine will deepen its cooperation with Croatia in the energy sector and implement a number of joint infrastructure projects with Hungary. These are the outcomes of the talks with the Prime Ministers of the countries held last week, said the Head of the Ukrainian Government Volodymyr Groysman in Facebook on Monday.
He reminded that at the beginning of previous week, with the first official visit over 25 years had arrived Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia Andrej Plenkovic. In the framework of the negotiations the parties determined a number of issues to deepen bilateral cooperation agenda, in particular in the direction of achieving energy independence, explained Volodymyr Groysman.
"There is a very interesting project on gas deliveries from Croatia through the LNG terminal. Croatia – Hungary – Ukraine – this will strengthen our energy independence. In the medium term it will be an absolutely real project", said the Prime Minister.
Moreover, at the end of last week the PM paid the official visit to Hungary. Prime Ministers Volodymyr Groysman and Viktor Orbán outlined a plan of action regarding infrastructure projects, particularly road construction between the countries, the checkpoints, deepening of cooperation in trade and economic sphere, according to the Head of Government.
He noted that over the past nine months there had been observed the growth of trade turnover between Ukraine and Hungary.
One the results of the trip was a decision of Hungary on the abolition of fees for visa type "D" for Ukrainian citizens, "which is a significant step enabling to enhance our partnership," emphasized Volodymyr Groysman.
"We are starting to develop our relationship on mutually beneficial conditions," he said.
The Prime Minister believes that Ukraine should deepen strategic cooperation with neighboring countries.
"Ukraine needs to deepen cooperation with Eastern European countries, especially those with whom we share a border, have our common border as well as with countries which are strategic partners for Ukraine," summed up Volodymyr Groysman.