In the framework of the first ever visit of the Ukrainian Foreign Minister to Paraguay Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko was received by President of Paraguay Fernando Lugo.
Paraguayan President underscored the importance of the Foreign Minister’s visit for further intensification of Ukrainian-Paraguayan cooperation in political, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
The issues of mutually beneficial cooperation in the fields of energy, environmental protection and investments topped the agenda of the meeting. President of Paraguay expressed his interest in science and technological potential of Ukraine and development of bilateral cooperation in this particular realm. Regional integration processes and impact of global challenges on the Latin America were also in the focus of the meeting.
Both sides praised the historical contribution of the Ukrainian community to social and economic development of Paraguay.
After the meeting and on the occasion of the Day of Journalist in Paraguay Minister Gryshchenko gave an interview to the leading Paraguayan media.