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  • Ukraine and Israel inked bilateral documents to deepen cooperation in medical industry, customs sector and prevention of emergency situations - outcomes of the meeting of Prime Ministers of two countries
    posted 15 May 2017 12:51

    Ukraine and Israel in the presence of Prime Ministers of the two States – Volodymyr Groysman and Benjamin Netanyahu – signed the following documents: a joint Declaration of intent between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in preventing emergency situations and eliminating their consequences, Plan of cooperation in healthcare and medical sector between the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of the State of Israel for 2017-2021, Administrative decree between the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine and the Israel Customs Directorate on mutual assistance in customs matters concerning the statistical data exchange in bilateral trade, Implementation Protocol A (construction industry) to the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Israel on the temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in specific labour market sectors in the State of Israel.

    "Today's visit and our meeting, I have every confidence, will have very positive impact on the work between our governments, while the agreements that we’ll sign will also contribute to the development of our bilateral cooperation, development of the economies of the two countries, deepening partnership in various sectors, including the need to pay due attention to the development of tourism", said Volodymyr Groysman during a joint with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu briefing prior to signing of bilateral documents.

    Background

    The signing of the Joint Declaration of intent between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in preventing emergency situations and eliminating their consequences shall be the first step towards concluding a full-fledged bilateral agreement in this sphere, which will allow a prompt and timely mutual support, exchange of information and modern technology with the aim of preventing emergencies, and in case of their occurrence – provide organized and effective response to eliminate their consequences at the interstate level.

    Plan of cooperation in healthcare and medical sector between the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of the State of Israel for 2017-2021 provides the necessary legal framework and conditions for the development of Ukrainian-Israeli cooperation in the healthcare and medical industry, determines the main directions of cooperation.

    The signing of the Administrative decree between the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine and the Israel Customs Directorate on mutual assistance in customs matters concerning the statistical data exchange in bilateral trade shall ensure exchange of operational customs statistical information and enable to conduct accurate analysis of bilateral trade turnover between the two countries.

    Implementation Protocol A to the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Israel on the temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in specific labour market sectors in the State of Israel determines a mechanism and conditions of temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in the construction industry in the labor market of the State of Israel. The signing of this document will contribute to the solution of problematic issues of migration policy and preventing violations of the visa-free regime between Ukraine and Israel, as well as will be a reliable tool in the fight against illegal migration.