Ukraine and Thailand signed a trade agreement

Украина и Таиланд подписали торговое соглашение

Pavlo Klimkin and don Pramudwinai

Countries are interested in development of Ukrainian-Thai relations and agreed on political contacts for the near future.

In the framework of the official visit of Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in Thailand met with Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai, the press service of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.

During the meeting the parties expressed mutual interest in a comprehensive revitalization of the Ukrainian-Thai relations and agreed to a schedule of upcoming political contacts.

Following the meeting, the sides signed the agreement between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Thailand on mutual legal assistance in criminal Affairs and trade agreement between the governments of the countries.

“The implementation of the relevant provisions of the interstate Treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters significantly enhances collaboration and increase the level of coordination between law enforcement authorities, especially in investigations of criminal offences committed on the territories of Ukraine and Thailand”, − said the Ministry.

The trade agreement with Thailand, which is the main trading partner of Ukraine in South-East Asia, with bilateral trade volume in 2016, more than $ 600 million (with a positive for Ukraine’s balance of 255 million dollars), opens up additional opportunities for beneficial cooperation between the two countries.

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We will remind, earlier the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that his country is ready to create in Thailand a joint industrial enterprises.