Within the frameworks of the official visit to the Republic of Panama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara had talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama Fernando Núñez Fábrega on August 21, 2013.
The Parties stressed on the need for intensification of the political dialogue and deepening the trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and Panama. Bilateral collaboration within international organizations as well as current issues standing on the international agenda were also discussed.
The Joint Statement was signed by the two Ministers.
During the meeting with the Head of Administration of the President of Panama Roberto Henríquez, prospects of intensification of bilateral cooperation in various spheres were discussed.
Leonid Kozhara and Roberto Henríquez stressed on the importance of deepening mutually beneficial economic cooperation, especially in the spheres of energy and agriculture.
The necessity of intensification of political dialogue between the two countries, particularly at the parliamentary level, was discussed at the meeting of Ukraine’s Foreign Minister with the Head of Foreign Relations Commission of National Assembly of Panama Dalia Bernal.
The Parties highlighted the need of establishing Panama-Ukraine and Ukraine-Panama Friendship Groups in the national parliaments and expressed mutual interest in exchanging visits of parliamentary delegations of both countries.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara met with the Panama Minister for Canal Affairs Roberto Roy to discuss possible participation of Ukrainian companies in the projects of canal expansion and modernization.