The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Thursday in the course of a telephone conversation with President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska has made the initiative to meet in the near future the leaders of the neighboring countries to discuss security issues, informs the press service of the President.
Petro Poroshenko has made the initiative to meet in the near future the leaders of the neighboring countries to discuss issues in the sphere of regional security cooperation, such as cooperation in the battle against illegal activities of officials, the functioning of the common customs and border surveillance, as well as for the selection of promising projects in the field of cross-border cooperation, according to a report on the Internet office of the administration of the Ukrainian President.
the press service stressed that Poroshenko and Pussy have agreed to intensify cooperation in the format " Ukraine Visegrad four ". In June, Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert fico said that his country, as a member of the European Union, supports the common position of the EU on Ukraine, but reserved the right to defend their national desires. Bratislava does not want to abandon cooperation with Moscow, as it is unlikely to have the ability to detect viable alternative to Russian gas. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with his Slovak counterpart said that the Russian Federation was prepared to evaluate the proposed Slovakia's gas transmission project Eastring. May 27, fico advocated the immediate abolition of anti-Russian punishment of the EU in case of fulfilment by Russia of the Minsk agreements. Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US on the background reached in Minsk agreements Between Kiev and militias Donbass about stopping the fire entered against Russia punishment, against the financial, oil and defense industries. However, in March, Russia's envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that a critical attitude to the sanctions against Russia from a number of EU members increases.