Ministers of Ukraine and the Netherlands Pavlo Klimkin and Halbe Zeilstra agreed to intensify interaction within the
framework of the international organizations to counter Russian aggression, in
particular during the Dutch non-permanent membership in the UNSC in 2018, and
discussed the possibility of the UN peacekeeping mission deployment on Donbas.
Side confirmed its unwavering position on sanction regime against Russian
Federation until the full implementation of Minsk Agreements by the Russian
welcomed the first positive results of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement
implementation, which creates additional opportunities for the further
development of trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and the
Netherlands, and discussed a number of potential projects in the agricultural
and IT sectors, in the field of logistics, water management, energy efficiency.
The criminal prosecution those responsible for MH17 downing under the
Dutch legal system remains on the top of the agenda.
meeting with Vice Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior and Kingdom
relations of the Netherlands, K. Ollongren the
parties agreed to join efforts to combat Russian propaganda and other cyber
challenges. The Netherlands is also committed to help Ukraine to implement
e-governance and e-democracy. Cooperation between the regions of Ukraine and
The Netherlands is also high on the agenda.
visit, Minister P.Klimkin exchanged views with students of the University of
Leiden and gave interview to the representatives of the Dutch media “RTL nieuws” and “ANP”.