A meeting of the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevichius took place today
A meeting of the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevichius took place today. During the meeting the parties discussed issues of cooperation between the countries.
NSDC Secretary expressed gratitude to the Lithuanian party for the position, which it holds towards Ukraine. "We highly appreciate the friendly relations with Lithuania and are grateful for the support, which we feel on your part", - he said.
According to Linas Linkevichius, Lithuania fully supports Ukraine's position in Europe and "promotes and will further promote the European integration of Ukraine".
In the context of discussing the situation in the East of Ukraine the parties ascertained that the increase of intensity of shelling of our forces by militants "indicates Russia's attempts to completely disrupt the Minsk agreements and to enhance hostilities in the East of Ukraine".
In addition, the parties paid much attention to the issues of visa-free regime for Ukraine and to reforming of the security and defense sector of our country.