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During the meeting with the Ukrainian community of Portugal, President Petro Poroshenko noted that the Ukrainian party had set ambitious tasks in the Ukraine-EU Summit and the Eastern Partnership Summit, in particular to provide a customs and digital alliance, a single airspace. "Today we have clearly stated that there should be a direct air connection, preferably a low-cost flight, between Lisbon and Kyiv. We must increase the level of social protection of Ukrainians who work in Portugal," he said.

In Lisbon, President Petro Poroshenko met with the Ukrainian community of Portugal. During the conversation, the Head of State expressed conviction that Ukrainians living in the Portuguese Republic became a significant force in the country.

In the framework of the official visit to Portugal, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with President of the Assembly of Portugal Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues during the official visit to Portugal.

During the visit to Portugal, President Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna Poroshenko visited the Fátima Pilgrimage Center. The presidential couple prayed for peace in Ukraine

During the official visit of the President of Ukraine to Portugal, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy and alternative fuels between the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine and the Directorate General for Energy and Geology of Portugal.

In the presence of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa, a series of documents were signed.

“We offered to elaborate a joint project of water-bombing aircrafts construction on the basis of Antonov. We are confident that this will increase security in Portugal and will be a very successful and effective project of our cooperation,” the Head of State said during the joint press conference with President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Lisbon following the negotiations.

“Today, we sign three extremely important agreements, including the Agreement on Cultural Cooperation, the Agreement on Energy Efficiency Cooperation using Portugal’s significant experience in this sphere and ensuring Ukraine’s energy independence,” Petro Poroshenko said, calling the energy independence one of the priorities in the development of our country.

“I would like to express hope that our efficient cooperation will help approve the decision on the introduction of a classic peacekeeping mission of the UN Security Council, the mandate of which will be extended to the entire occupied territory,” Petro Poroshenko said.