President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau in Paris.
In the course of the first meeting with new Prime Minister of Canada, the Head of State told about the developments in Donbas and emphasized the importance of enhancing transatlantic unity in the issue of preserving sanctions against Russia until full restoration of territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Justin Trudeau assured of full support for the people of Ukraine in the struggle for independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. He underlined that Canada was ready to further put pressure on Moscow and comprehensively assist Ukraine, in particular through the reinforcement of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The parties emphasized the importance of deepening special partnership between the states, particularly in trade-economic and military-technical spheres. The interlocutors also noted the necessity of prompt preparation to the signature of bilateral agreement on free trade area.
The Prime Minister informed the President on the results of the G20 Summit in Antalya and assured of transatlantic solidarity with Ukraine.
The Head of State thanked the Prime Minister of Canada for solidarity with the people of Ukraine at the time when the whole world honors memory of Holodomor victims in Ukraine.
The parties also discussed the issue of simplification of the visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens.
Justin Trudeau confirmed willingness to visit Ukraine at the invitation of Petro Poroshenko.