On July 14, 2010 Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Mr. Yevhen Mykytenko received the Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ukraine Mrs. Zina Kalai-Klaitman. Israeli Ambassador briefed the Deputy Minister on political and security developments in the Middle East and on the relations of Israel with the neighboring countries.
During the meeting the Sides underscored the high level of the Ukrainian- Israeli cooperation in political, trade and economic, humanitarian spheres. The Sides revised the schedule of high-level visits for this year, in particular the visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko to Israel for signing the Agreement on cancellation visas for the citizens of both countries.
The Sides discussed the results of the last joint meeting of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Israeli Committee on trade and economic cooperation, which has taken place lately in Jerusalem. The issues concerning the arrangement of mass pilgrimage of Bratslav Hassidim to Jewish sacred places in Ukraine were discussed.