On April 23, 2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Luxembourg to Ukraine Gérard Philipps presented copies of his Credentials to the Deputy Minister on European Integration Olena Zerkal.
At the meeting the diplomats noted the positive state of the bilateral cooperation and emphasized the importance of intensification of the trade and economic direction, including on the basis of deep and comprehensive FTA between Ukraine and the EU. In this regard, they welcomed the visit of the Belgian-Luxembourg multi-sectoral business mission to Ukraine, which started on April 23.
Olena Zerkal commended Luxembourg`s support in the issue of preserving the territorial integrity of Ukraine and protection of the state sovereignty. The diplomats exchanged views on the further institutional development of the European Union in light of current challenges and threats.