Kyiv, July 12 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The declaration on Russian-Ukrainian strategic partnership, which was signed by the two countries’ presidents in Yalta on Thursday, sets out main goals and mechanisms of such partnership, according to the Ukrainian president’s press office.
“The declaration sets out the main goals of the strategic partnership between Russia and Ukraine: to deepen bilateral cooperation, provide mutual support in conducting social and economic reforms, modernizing the economy, strengthening a democratic, governed by law state and promoting a civil society, as well as to consolidate friendship and develop cooperation between the nations,” the source said.
The document also describes the main mechanisms of maintaining the strategic partnership: “The parties will constantly cooperate, primarily, through regular top-level meetings actively involving the mechanism of the Ukrainian-Russian interstate commission, by jointly addressing particularly significant tasks in the framework of relevant multilateral formats on the most important European and global issues, international and regional security issues, cooperation in the humanitarian sphere and on human rights protection.”
The document also highlights the main areas of the Ukrainian-Russian cooperation: politics, economy, environment, science, technology, culture, education, information, sports, tourism and the youth policies.
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