President of Ukraine

President met with President of the National Council of Austria

8 February 2018 - 19:17

President met with President of the National Council of Austria

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with President of the National Council of Austria Wolfgang Sobotka.

The interlocutors noted the importance of strengthening the inter-parliamentary dialogue between the two countries.

Petro Poroshenko is hopeful for the rapid formation of a friendship group with Ukraine in the National Council of Austria. Wolfgang Sobotka noted the reforms held by the Ukrainian authorities.

Petro Poroshenko informed on the situation in the Donbas as a result of the Russian aggression.

The President of Ukraine noted solidarity of Austria in supporting Ukrainian efforts aimed to counter the Russian aggression. He also thanked for helping overcome the humanitarian consequences of this aggression.

The interlocutors agreed with the importance of sanctions against the Russian Federation.

Petro Poroshenko called on the Austrian Parliament to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine as a genocide of the Ukrainian people.

The Head of State invited the President of the National Council of Austria to visit Ukraine.