Ukraine is interested in intensifying cooperation with Singapore, President Viktor Yanukovych said at a meeting with Special Envoy of Singapore to Ukraine Tony Siddique, according to the Press office of President Viktor Yanukovych.

"We have great prospects for developing our bilateral relations. We see Singapore not only as a very interesting partner, but also as a platform for us to begin developing more intense relations with the Asia-Pacific region. I am convinced that Ukraine will also be a reliable partner," he said.

Viktor Yanukovych expressed confidence that the meetings, the Special Envoy of Singapore is currently having in Ukraine, will enhance Ukrainian-Singaporean cooperation, first of all, the implementation of the agreements reached during the state visit of President Yanukovych to Singapore in March this year.

Viktor Yanukovych expressed gratitude to Tony Siddique for visiting Ukraine. "I am very grateful for your decision to come to Crimea. Sunny Crimea is a visiting card of Ukraine," he said.

For his part, the Special Envoy of Singapore to Ukraine said Singapore aims to deepen cooperation with Ukraine. "We are ready to cooperate with you and fully share your approach to that," he said.