Romania's Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos on Thursday extended a working lunch in honour of visiting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko. The Government reports in a press statement that the two officials reviewed the latest developments in the bilateral relations between Romania and Ukraine, Ukraine's political and security state, as well as Ukraine's relationship with the European Union.
Ciolos is quoted as having said the formation of a new government in Kiev is a new chance for speeding up domestic reforms and stabilisation of Ukraine. He also assured Poroshenko of Romania's support, at a bilateral as well as European level, for reforms and the implementation of Ukraine's European commitments. In his turn, Poroshenko presented the latest developments in Ukraine, giving assurances of the commitment of the new government in Kiev to take all the necessary measures to stabilise the political situation and continue reforms.
He also mentioned the main measures for the immediate future, extending thanks to Romania for constant support. Part of the working lunch was the signing of a bilateral agreement on military transportation cooperation and an agreement on joint patrolling at the common borders between Romania and Ukraine.