«Celebrating 25 years of UK-Ukraine relations. Committed to enhancing our strong partnership», Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Sir Alan Duncan said that during the meeting with Ukraine’s Ambassador in the United Kingdom Natalia Galibarenko.
The parties also discussed the schedule of bilateral political contacts for the nearest time, including in the context of a joint celebration throughout this year of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
Ambassador expressed gratitude for the UK Government support at the bilateral level and within international organizations, having noted successful cooperation on the adoption of the UN general Assembly in December 2016 of the Resolution “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)” which in particular recognized Russia as an occupant state.
A special attention was paid to the efforts aimed at releasing Ukrainian citizens held by Russia as political prisoners.