On December 8, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzhaparova received copies of the credentials from the newly appointed Ambassador of the Dominican Republic with concurrent accreditation to Ukraine Francisco Alberto Caraballo Nuñez.
Emine Dzhaparova expressed gratitude to Dominican Republic for the support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. She acquainted the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic with the goals and objectives of the Crimea Platform and called on the Dominican Side to adhere to the Joint Declaration and activities of the Platform.
First Deputy Foreign Minister informed Ambassador on the security situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea, as well as the security situation in the region in general resulting from the aggressive actions by Russia.
The parties discussed steps to intensify bilateral political dialogue between the two countries, deepening and diversification cooperation in the economic, trade, tourism and infrastructure areas, an expansion of the treaty basis on bilateral relations, as well as cooperation within international organizations.