Ukrainian-Chilean bilateral political consultations co-chaired by the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mr. Andrii Olefirov and the First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Chile Mr. Alfonso Silva Navarro were held in Kyiv on May 30, 2013.
The parties discussed the wide range of Ukrainian-Chilean bilateral issues in political, trade, economic, and humanitarian areas, as well as cooperation in the framework of international organizations. Deputy Minister Olefirov and First Deputy Minister Navarro exchanged opinions on cooperation of Ukraine and Chile in the context of Ukraine’s Chairmanship in the OSCE and Chile’s partnership in the Pacific Alliance.
During the meeting, the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile “Andres Bello” of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chile was signed.
The consultations demonstrated mutual interest in expanding bilateral contacts and strengthening cooperation in all areas.