In Austria 2019 will be the year of Ukrainian culture

В Австрии 2019 год будет годом украинской культуры

Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Sebastian Kurz

The two leaders are in talks about a possible patronage of Austria over one of the settlements in the Donbas.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Federal Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz on Tuesday, September 4, came to an agreement that 2019 in Austria was declared the year of Ukrainian culture. The head of Ukrainian state said after talks with Chancellor of the country. The corresponding video appeared on the page Poroshenko in Facebook.

“We agreed that 2019 will be the year we proclaim a year of Ukrainian culture in Austria. And cultural diplomacy is a very robust and effective tool for the development of relations between our peoples and countries. Culture is the key to the hearts and the Ukraine, and Austria. It will make our people much closer,” said the President of Ukraine.

In addition, Poroshenko expressed hope that Ukraine and Austria will continue the cooperation at all levels, therefore, invited the Austrian President to visit the Ukrainian state.

“I am confident that we will continue this effective cooperation at all levels. At the presidential level are we waiting for Mr. President’s visit. I asked master Sebastian to pass on my invitation. We also invited the Austrian delegation to the anniversary of the Holodomor in November,” said Garant.

After a meeting with diplomats of the country, the President sent a proposal for the possible patronage of Austria over one of the settlements.

“We have sent proposals on the possible patronage of Austria, as I said at the meeting with diplomats in the town, over one of the settlements. Today we carefully study these positions,” – said Poroshenko.

We will remind, this morning started Poroshenko with Federal Chancellor of Austria.

Earlier it became known that the subject of discussion of Chancellor of Austria by President of Ukraine will be the Ukrainian-Austrian relations, the Austrian presidency of the EU, the situation in the Donbas and other issues.

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