Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer, during which the parties confirmed their intention to hold a Ukraine–Austria business forum.
“In the phone conversation, we confirmed our intention to hold a Ukraine–Austria business forum under our patronage,” Shmyhal posted on Twitter.
He reminded that the two countries marked the 30th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations. “I thank Karl Nehammer for the firm position of the Austrian Government in support of territorial integrity of Ukraine,” the Prime Minister added.
On December 3, 2021, Austria's interior minister Karl Nehammer was elected as the new leader of the ruling Austrian People's Party and headed the federal government.