Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Sybiha met with Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) Asaf Hajiyev, who is on a visit to our country. The meeting was also attended by the people's deputy, Head of the Permanent Delegation of Ukraine to PABSEC Anna Purtova.
Andriy Sybiha informed Asaf Hajiyev about the security situation in eastern Ukraine and the Black Sea region. In this context, the initiatives elaborated by our state together with international partners to restore a stable security situation and achieve a peaceful settlement were noted.
There was also an exchange of views on the situation on the European-Belarusian border. The Deputy Head of the Office of the President reported on the measures taken by Ukraine to properly protect the Ukrainian-Belarusian border.
Andriy Sybiha spoke about the vision of our state regarding the further development and institutionalization of the Crimea Platform, the constituent summit of which took place in Kyiv in August. In this context, yesterday's adoption of the draft enhanced resolution of the UN General Assembly on human rights in the temporarily occupied Crimea was noted.
The interlocutors paid special attention to the topical issues of cooperation between Ukraine and PABSEC.
The Deputy Head of the Office of the President thanked Asaf Hajiyev for PABSEC's continued support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.