During a working visit to the Kingdom of Spain Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara met with his Spanish colleague José Manuel García-Margallo.
Current agenda of the European integration of Ukraine, in particular preparation for signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU were in focus of the meeting. Minister García-Margallo expressed support to the European aspirations of Ukraine. In this context, the Minister informed his Spanish colleague in detail about Ukraine's progress in implementing reforms in key areas, determined in the Joint Statement of the Ukraine - EU Summit held in February this year.
The parties also discussed a wide range of issues of Ukrainian-Spanish cooperation in political, economic, cultural and other areas of mutual interest as well as confirmed their interest in intensifying bilateral relations.
Both sides exchanged views on current international issues as well as bilateral interaction within international organizations, particularly the OSCE under the Ukrainian Chairmanship.