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  • Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto united the international community around Ukraine, says Hennadii Zubko
    Service of the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, posted 04 July 2019 09:21

    At the Ukraine Reform Conference, we have managed to show the main achievements of Ukraine over the past 5 years. In particular, which reforms have been implemented, what path Ukraine is moving towards the European Union, the directions of cooperation with international financial partners, Ukraine's further steps to attract Canadian and European businesses in cooperation.

    Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko announced in a live broadcast on Channel 5 on the outcomes of the Third International Ukraine Reform Conference taking place in Toronto.

    "Yesterday, all countries-participants of the Conference made statements on support for Ukraine, territorial integrity, the release of captive sailors and political prisoners, as well as economic cooperation. Hence, the event has become a platform that gave the opportunity to again have an effective voice about Ukraine, the key changes that have taken place, and most importantly - to unite the international community around our country!" said the official.

    The Deputy Prime Minister said that there took place a number of discussion panels with the participation of the Ukrainian delegation in Toronto. The topical coverage is as follows: from the global security, the security of Ukraine and European countries and to the results reforms yield in Ukraine and Europe.

    "Despite the turbulent period of parliamentary elections, the cooperation of the world community with Ukraine will be prolonged and actively maintained in the future. Already, new projects are being prepared for infrastructure development, as well as support for key reforms in Ukraine. But, most importantly, we have managed to present Ukraine as a real country of 2019 with the responsible leaders in the regions capable of assuming responsibility and being effective", stressed Hennadii Zubko.

    Apart from the results of reforms and agreements in the economy sector, the Deputy Prime Minister commented on the results of the meeting with the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada, which is the most numerous among other diasporas all around the globe. "Today, 1.4 million Ukrainians live in Canada, and this diaspora is the most cohesive. Moreover, they represent more than 69 Canadian companies that have expressed their readiness to invest in Ukraine. In particular, mining and infrastructure development", said Hennadii Zubko. The Ukrainian official added that in the Toronto Economic Forum, in addition to Canadian business, there were companies from Europe, the USA, in particular, from Central America.