The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations with Raymond Vejonis, who on Wednesday was elected President of Latvia, informs the press service of the head of the Ukrainian country.
the head of Ukraine paid homage Vejonis with the victory and expressed hope for further intensive cooperation with a reliable partner of Ukraine - Latvia ", notified on the Internet office of the President of Ukraine.
Poroshenko also said "the high level of support for Ukraine, its sovereignty and European coming from Latvia, what he saw during a recent visit to Riga at the summit of" Eastern partnership ". Poroshenko also drew attention that " Ukraine is among his priorities he sees getting the European perspective and the introduction of a visa-free regime with the EU and expressed hope that Latvia will support Ukraine on this path." The head of the Ukrainian country drew attention to the importance of further cooperation between 2 countries, for example in the context of providing expertise and support in the implementation of the Treaty on the unity between Ukraine and the EU, participation in the trust funds and NATO in the military-technical sphere ", - is informed in the report. Vejonis, as the saying goes, " assured the support of further development of partnership between Ukraine and Latvia, and also expressed hope for a peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbass ". Poroshenko invited Vejonis to visit Ukraine. Recall, the Parliament of Latvia on Wednesday at a special meeting elected the country's President candidate from the party "Union of greens and farmers" defense Minister Raymond Vejonis. Vejonis made it clear that its policy with respect to Russia will not differ from the General European trend.