14 Oct
Minister Oleg Proskuriakov met Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to Ukraine Mr. Alain Remy
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On October 14, 2013 Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Oleg Proskuriakov met Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to Ukraine Mr. Alain Remy.

During the meeting the parties discussed prospects of bilateral Ukrainian - French cooperation in the field of environment, “green investments”, environmentally determined business.

Primarily Minister Oleg Proskuriakov pointed out the fact that Ukraine considers France as one of the most important partners and work on the wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation, according to the focus of President on EU integration process.

Oleg Proskuriakov informed diplomat about implementation of the EU-Ukraine Action Plan by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources anв pointed out that the Ministry succeed in the process of adaptation of the environment legislation to EU directives.

The parties also stressed that the bilateral cooperation has great potential as well as in the environmental protection area, within the context of “green business”, waste treatment, etc.

Ambassador Alain Remy thanked to the Minister for substantive information. In his turn, he emphasized that France also considers great prospects for collaboration in the field of environment  and associated businesses.

The Ambassador expressed his hope that the next meeting of the Ministers of two countries will be the next step in the process of activation of comprehensive cooperation.

The parties agreed to continue mutual consultations on topical issues on the Ukrainian- French cooperation agenda within the responsibilities of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.