President Petro Poroshenko met with leaders of major Dutch companies.
The Head of State informed on the progress of Ukraine in reforms and assured that the given process was irreversible.
He emphasized that DCFTA would start functioning on January 1, 2016. This opens broad opportunities for cooperation between Ukrainian and Dutch companies. "Investing in Ukraine, you invest in European development and security," the Head of State emphasized.
The President thanked Dutch businessmen for supporting the EU's sanctions against Russia caused by annexation of Crimea and long-lasting Russian aggression in Donbas.
Dutch representatives reiterated support for the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, particularly in the context of DCFTA. They also noted progress of Ukraine in reforms.
The parties discussed steps to involve Dutch investments in the Ukrainian economy. The meeting was attended by representatives of such organizations as Aegon, ENB Group, KLM, Royal Philips and Royal Dutch Shell.