During the meeting some topical issues of bilateral cooperation were discussed. Special attention was paid to the ways of intensifying political dialog between Ukraine and Italy as well as economic and investment cooperation. The two sides underlined the importance of arranging the 8th Joint Meeting of the Ukrainian-Italian Council on Trade, Industrial and Financial Cooperation which is due to take place in Kyiv in the first half of this year as well as the several business forums to be held in Ukraine.
Particular attention was devoted to the topical issues of European integration of Ukraine in the context of initialling and signing the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.
Deputy Minister Victor Mayko congratulated Ambassador Fabrizio Romano with the commencement of his diplomatic duties and wished the new Head of Mission success in performing his important endeavours in Kyiv.