In the Ukrainian foreign Ministry hopes that the visit of Volodymyr Groysman, Israel will take place in 2017

В украинском МИД надеются, что визит Гройсмана в Израиль состоится в 2017 году

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine

The Director of the Department of Middle East and Africa of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Andrei Zayats expressed hope that the visit of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in Israel will take place in 2017. About it the representative of the foreign Ministry reported on air of one of Ukrainian TV channels, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“We hope that the visit of Prime Minister of Ukraine to the state of Israel will take place next year. Let the emotions calm down, this time will allow us to make progress in specific issues and then the visit of the Prime Minister will be even more effective than it would be today, the day of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our countries,” he said.

Hare also noted that the Ukrainian side is carefully prepared to vote in the UN security Council on a resolution 2334 on the situation in the middle East.

“Were weighed all “for” and “against” and the result was decided by management, which was implemented by the permanent representative of Ukraine to the UN,” – said the diplomat.

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We will remind, on December 23 the UN security Council adopted a resolution demanding to stop the construction of Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories. Of the 15 members of the UN security Council 14, including Ukraine, voted for the resolution and only the United States abstained but did not veto.

The document contains requirements for Israel and Palestine to take steps to prevent acts of violence against civilians and to make efforts in order to begin to “credible negotiations” on issues related to final status and affiliation of the disputed area.

The Israeli side quite immediately reacted negatively to the results of the vote, including in the Israeli media is spreading a lot of criticism of Ukraine’s position in this situation.

In turn, Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman, has postponed her visit to Israel, which was previously planned to be held on 27-28 December, for an indefinite period.