“Denmark will assist Ukraine to become an economically and socially prospering country”, the newly appointed Denmark’s Ambassador Mr. Ruben Madsen said at the ceremony of delivering copies of his credentials to the Deputy Minister for European integration Mrs. Olena Zerkal.
During the meeting both sides noted the intensity of political dialogue between Ukraine and Denmark, particularly stressing that the forthcoming official visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Copenhagen will give a new impetus to the mutually beneficial cooperation.
The Danish Ambassador ensured that his country will further provide every support and practical assistance in implementing comprehensive reforms. The importance of sharing Danish experience in the field of energy efficiency was particularly pointed out.
Both sides also discussed the issues of Ukraine-EU cooperation. In this regard Mrs. Olena Zerkal drew Ambassador’s attention to the Russia’s attempts to intensify Europe’s dependence on Russian energy supplies through the construction of the new pipelines.
The Ukrainian side also informed about the current situation in Donbas in the context of the Russian aggression against Ukraine.