On August 25 the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine H.E. Kostayntyn Gryshchenko held talks with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic H.E. Walid Al-Muallim within the framework of his official visit to Ukraine.
The Sides discussed a wide range of issues of the bilateral cooperation in political, trade, economic and humanitarian spheres.
The Sides agreed to continue the Ukrainian-Syrian high-level political dialogue. H.E. Walid Al-Muallim invited Foreign Minister Kostayntyn Gryshchenko to visit Syria.
The Sides discussed in detail the issues of extending cooperation in trade and economic spheres, increasing the bilateral trade volume, the prospects of joint implementation of the large-scale projects in transport and energy fields aimed at the efficient use of the transit capacities of both countries.
The Sides briefed each other on foreign policy priorities, exchanged views on the ways to solve global and regional problems. The head of the Syrian Foreign Ministry expressed the position of Damascus on the Middle-East process and on its relations with the neighboring countries.
The program of the visit also includes the meetings of H.E. Walid Al-Muallim with the President of Ukraine, the Prime-minister and the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada.