Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korcok have discussed the resumption of the operation of Uzhhorod International Airport and the terms of signing the relevant agreement.
The diplomats paid special attention to the resumption of the Uzhhorod International Airport operation and discussed the progress of the finalization of a draft bilateral agreement on scheduled air services, the press service of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry informs upon a telephone conversation between the ministers.
“Ukraine has fulfilled the requirements for signing the agreement and expects Slovakia to promptly complete domestic procedures to prepare the document for signing,” Kuleba said.
Ivan Korcok assured that the agreement was a priority for the Slovak side in view of the preliminary intention to sign the document during the official visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to Slovakia scheduled for autumn.
Korcok assured that the Slovak side would accelerate the appointment of a co-chair of the Ukraine-Slovakia Intergovernmental Commission for Economic, Industrial and Scientific-Technical Cooperation.
Minister Kuleba expressed deep gratitude for Slovakia’s humanitarian assistance in overcoming the consequences of floods in western Ukraine.
The parties plan to sign the agreement within the framework of the official visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to Slovakia.
On July 3, the Slovak Republic provided humanitarian aid to flood-affected areas of the Ivano-Frankivsk region to the tune of about EUR 80,000. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)