On June 25, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó for the first time in almost seven years pause held a meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Hungarian Commission on Economic Cooperation in Kyiv.
"During the coronavirus crisis, both people and the economy must be protected. Having resumed the work of the commission today, we are unblocking a number of joint economic and transport projects, modernization of border and cross-border infrastructure, giving a new impetus to cooperation in agriculture, energy and environmental protection," Dmytro Kuleba said.
Foreign Ministers and government delegations of Ukraine and Hungary discussed issues related to specific projects of cooperation between Ukrainian and Hungarian companies, increasing bilateral investments, strengthening the position of business in the markets of both countries.
Representatives of the ministries and departments of both countries responsible for bilateral trade, infrastructure and transport, border crossings, energy, digitalization, agriculture and tourism also attended the meeting.
The Ministers paid special attention to the development of border infrastructure, in particular, the modernization of the Záhony-Chop checkpoint.
The Parties agreed on the need to shortly hold a meeting of the Ukrainian-Hungarian border co-operation commission.