Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva held a video conference with Foreign Affairs Adviser to the President of Latvia Solveiga Silkalna.
The interlocutors exchanged views on the situation with combating the coronavirus pandemic in Ukraine and Latvia, paying special attention to measures taken to ensure the protection and safety of citizens.
Mutual readiness to restore the traditionally high dynamics of bilateral political dialogue was noted. Ihor Zhovkva and Solveiga Silkalna agreed to continue organizing a series of bilateral events for this year, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. First of all, it is the visit of President of Latvia Egils Levits to Ukraine at the invitation of Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Solveiga Silkalna assured of Latvia's firm position in support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and stressed the importance of maintaining the European Union's sanctions pressure on Russia.
Ihor Zhovkva expressed gratitude for the political support that official Riga provides to our country, in particular within international organizations. He also thanked for the important practical assistance, especially the organization of medical rehabilitation of the Ukrainian military in Latvia, and expressed hope that after the completion of quarantine measures, the relevant assistance will be continued.