Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova Nicolae Popescu agreed to create a negotiating mechanism to resolve problematic issues in bilateral relations.
"Ukraine and Moldova are not just friendly peoples, we are very close to each other. We also have issues that need to be resolved, and today we agreed to form a negotiation mechanism within which we will look for comprehensive solutions to problematic issues," Kuleba said at a joint press conference with Popescu in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
In particular, it is planned to prepare decisions and documents for political approval during the first meeting of the Council of Presidents of Ukraine and Moldova, which will take place soon.
In turn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Nicolae Popescu noted that some issues could not be resolved for three decades.
"These are issues related to the Dniester River, the settlement of property rights, the completion of the demarcation of the Moldova–Ukraine border. We both have a very strong political will to move forward on these issues," Popescu said.
As reported, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Nicolae Popescu is on a working visit to Ukraine.
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