On 22 December 2015 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Sergiy Kyslytsya accepted copies of the credentials of the newly appointed Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti.
During the meeting Claudio Gugerotti, in particular stressed the peculiar attention of His Holiness Pope Francis to Ukraine and underlined that upon the guidelines of the Pontiff assisting people in need would be one of the priorities of his diplomatic mission in Ukraine.
In this regard, Ukrainian side highly appreciated charity activities of the Catholic organizations, which render aid to thousands of Ukrainians affected by military aggression of Russia.
Both sides welcomed the intensification of Ukrainian-Vatican political dialogue and discussed anticipated bilateral activities for 2016.
Promising areas of interaction of two states were also outlined.