" Armenia was one of the first countries to recognize the past 25 may elections of the President of Ukraine. It was a very friendly, good diplomatic move. So, the Ambassador of Ukraine [in Armenia] has returned to his duties ", - said the head of the Ukrainian diplomatic mission in Yerevan Ivan Kukhta in an interview to radio " Liberty ". The diplomat added that Ukraine wants to deepen its relations with Armenia.
" Between Ukraine and Armenia always had a good relationship, and now they are there, and in the future will also be like that. After two months of consultations, I Wish to note, we are grateful that Armenia After the last 25 may elections in Ukraine became one of the first countries that recognized the elections. Head Sargsyan paid my respects the newly elected President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, expressing So the position of Armenia has recognized the presidential elections on 25 may, " said he.
regarding " good relations " Kukhta showed that in 2013, the bilateral trade Between Armenia and Ukraine amounted to about $230 million, of which 197 - export from Ukraine to Armenia.
The Ambassador also confirmed data about the fact that Kyiv has officially invited the Armenian side to the inauguration of Peter Poroshenko June 7." according to my information, the Armenian side is ready to send a messenger, " said the boy.
recall that on March 19, had a telephone conversation of the presidents of Armenia and Russia Serzh Sargsyan and centuries Putin, during which the sides touched upon the situation created After the constitutional referendum in the Crimea and concluded, " It is another example of the realization of the right of peoples to self-determination through the free voting ". Then the Ambassador of Ukraine in Armenia Ivan boy was withdrawn in Kiev at the meeting. Residence of the Ambassador of Ukraine delivered a statement about the fact that Kyiv is not going to break or to reduce the level of diplomatic relations with Armenia and the Ambassador will return to Yerevan " this week ". However, from Kiev Kukhta returned only on the day.