The common goal of the whole international community is to make the aggressor country respect international law, to abandon its aggressive actions, to force it to return to its borders, to return captured Ukrainian sailors and Ukrainian ships to Ukraine. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during a joint press conference with Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg. The Heads of Government summed up the talks held today in Oslo during the visit of Volodymyr Groysman to Norway.
"We have had fruitful negotiations and touched upon all spheres of cooperation. We have a high level of political dialogue, and last year we also commended improvement of economic ties. We discussed Russian aggression, and I stressed that it is necessary to force the aggressor to respect international law and to halt its aggressive actions, " Volodymyr Groysman said.
In turn, the Prime Minister of Norway emphasized that the two countries have significantly intensified cooperation since 2014. "And since then, we are always condemning the occupation of part of the territory of Ukraine. And we are keeping a close eye on the situation in the Sea of Azov," Erna Solberg claimed.
On January 28, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman made an official visit to the Kingdom of Norway. The Head of Government held talks with the top officials, and together with the Prime Minister of Norway participated in the Ukrainian-Norwegian business forum. The result of the forum was the signing of previous contracts to the tune of $ 1.5 billion. The Prime Ministers also inked a joint statement on intensification of cooperation in the energy sector, especially in the context of the development of green energy, nuclear safety and energy efficiency.