Prime Minister of Ukraine expressed gratitude to the Canadian Government for providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
“It is extremely important for Ukraine to receive support from our Canadian friends in the National police reform - both in the training of new Ukrainian police and technical assistance, with the intention that the Ukrainian police meets the highest standards”, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed on Monday, February 1, at a press point following the meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs of CanadaStéphane Dion.
“Canadian police take an active part in reforming of the Ukrainian police” he stressed.
The Head of Ukrainian Government also stressed that about 200 servicemen of Canada are working with the Ukrainian Armed Forces, "they train the Ukrainian Armed Forces and provide technical assistance to the Ukrainian Armed Forces meets the high standards of NATO”.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed on the importance that the reform of the armed sector of Ukraine will have support, “Canada and our Western partners together with the United States of America are involved in this process”.
He noted that this is the first visit of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada after the appointment of the new Canadian Government. The Prime Minister of Ukraine said that after the election the new Prime Minister of Canada he had with Justin Trudeau long phone conversation "on how we will continue to develop relations between Ukraine and Canada”.
"Canada is a country that supports Ukraine in our struggle against Russian aggression. Canada is a member country of G7 and NATO, and due to the position of the Canada Ukraine receives political, economic and military support”, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said.