The Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov met the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland Eamon Gilmore T.D. in the framework of the 16th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Cooperation Council held in Luxembourg on 24 June 2013.
During this meeting Ukraine–EU cooperation as well as issues of bilateral relations were discussed. It was agreed, in particular, to hold a Ukrainian-Irish business forum.
“Ireland supports signing of the Association Agreement during the Summit in Vilnius in November and finalizing as soon as possible of procedures of creating free trade zone between Ukraine and the EU”, - Eamon Gilmore said.
He also thanked the Prime Minister of Ukraine for solving of problems of Irish investors in Ukraine.