The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk agreed with the Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma, Kiev and Riga will develop cooperation in the sphere of air transportation in connection with the entered sanctions against Russian airlines.
"due to the fact that Ukraine has imposed penalties against Russian companies, currently we are developing air services from Ukrainian and Latvian organizations ", - said Yatsenyuk, RIA " Novosti ". The parties also agreed to hold an intergovernmental trade and economic Commission in the first part of next year. Latvia will also provide assistance to Ukraine in establishing an effective system of forest governance and overcoming bribery in this field. Yatsenyuk also said that the project begins advanced training of Ukrainian government officials in Latvia. Remember, October 12, the Ministry of transport of Russia has received the notification of the State aviation administration of Ukraine about a complete stop of the air messages between Ukraine and Russia. On 25 October the ban came into force. October 23, Moscow made a proposal to Kiev to cancel the limits on direct air mail and in transit for Russian and Ukrainian airlines. Ukraine, with its own Hand, made the proposal to consider removing mutual restrictions on transit flights.