Catherine Plyasunov. Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin wants to make a three-day visit to Japan from March 1, 2015 and to hold meetings with Japanese counterpart Fumio Kisiday, informed the Agency citing diplomatic sources.
it is assumed that the parties will discuss various aspects of bilateral relations, as well as among them the issues around secreted by Japan Ukraine financial aid. It is also quite possible that the issue to be discussed about the possible visit of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe to Ukraine at the invitation of the President of Petro Poroshenko announced on the sidelines of the summit of the Asia - Europe (ASEM) in Milan in October 2014, highlights the Agency.
In addition, as was said by the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine in its own microblog on Twitter, he also wants to raise the issue of visa-free regime with Japan.
Now Ukraine is in a difficult political crisis, which affects its economy and the public sector, in fact the country is on the verge of default. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that in 2015, the country faces the challenge to survive, it will be difficult to absolutely all social strata. The authorities want to improve the situation of foreign borrowing.
first in January, the Ambassador of Japan in Ukraine, Shigeki Sumi said that in 2015, Japan will provide Ukraine with $ 300 million of credit " as a parallel loan from the world Bank ". In addition, in November last year, it was announced that Ukraine within the framework of a joint project with Japan development Programme and the United Nations (UNDP) will receive 5, 782 million dollars of financial assistance for the restoration of vital social infrastructure affected by military confrontation in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
The Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine aivaras Abromavicius, Shigeki Sumi was signed on 5 February, the agreement for the promotion and protection of investments between Ukraine and Japan in providing Japan financial aid and loans to Ukraine. Under the agreement, Japan has provided Ukraine 1, us $ 8 billion to provide opportunities for reform.