Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva and Head of the Agency of Diplomatic Advisers to the President of Switzerland Térence Billeter discussed in a phone call preparations for the Ukraine Reform Conference to be held in Switzerland in 2022.
This was reported by the press service of the President's Office on February 25.
The interlocutors discussed topical issues of bilateral relations and the implementation of agreements reached as a result of the official visit of President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga to Ukraine in July 2020.
Zhovkva praised the implementation of the Swiss Cooperation Program for 2020-2023, thanked for the technical and humanitarian assistance provided to Ukraine, and outlined promising areas for cooperation between the two countries.
The parties agreed to continue work on preparations for the Ukraine Reform Conference to be held in Switzerland in 2022.
The deputy head of the President's Office also spoke about the security situation in Donbas and stressed the importance of Ukraine's cooperation with international partners to restore peace in the region.
In turn, Térence Billeter assured of the unwavering position of the Swiss Confederation in support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
The interlocutors also discussed cooperation in counteracting the COVID-19 pandemic, the development of Ukraine's transport infrastructure, and the implementation of joint projects, in particular in the field of rail transportation.
As Ukrinform reported, on February 23, Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President's Office Ihor Zhovkva and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine Ki-Chang Kwon discussed the exchange of high-level visits and the strengthening of the investment component of bilateral cooperation.