Poroshenko discussed with the Prime Minister of Italy, Beavis and Donbass

Порошенко обсудил с премьером Италии безвиз и Донбасс

The President Of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko

Ukrainian President has phone conversation with head of the Italian government Paolo Gentiloni.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni, the press service of the head of state.

The Ukrainian leader congratulated Gentiloni with the recent appointment and expressed hope for strengthening cooperation between the countries.

“Poroshenko stressed the importance of continuing strong support of Ukraine in the issues of restoration of territorial integrity and sovereignty, as well as for significant reforms during the next presidency of Italy in the “Big Seven” during 2017. The parties agreed on closer coordination to ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as in the case of de-occupation of the Crimea”, – stated in the message.

Gentiloni welcomed the initiatives of Poroshenko on the necessity of the announcement, since December 24, sustained and lasting ceasefire in the Donbass, as well as the immediate release of all hostages. Italian Prime Minister also confirmed the readiness to accelerate the granting Ukraine visa-free regime with the EU.

The parties also discussed the search and return 17 Italian paintings in the Museum of Verona. The President has invited Prime Minister of Italy in 2017 to visit Ukraine, to which he agreed.

Poroshenko Lagarde agreed to meet

We will remind, earlier Poroshenko informed the Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden about the situation in the Donbas.