President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych notes an importance of the decision on visa-free regime between Ukraine and Israel approved this year.

The press office of the President of Ukraine disclosed to UNIAN that he said this in Livadia Palace during the meeting with President of Israel Shimon Peres who arrived in Ukraine to participate in the 8th Yalta annual meeting.

The head of the Ukrainian state noted that interstate relations of Ukraine and Israel develop in the vein that was discussed during the state visit of Shimon Peres to Ukraine in November, 2010.

V. Yanukovych confirmed his intention to pay a visit to Israel on invitation of Shimon Peres. According to the words of the President of Ukraine, he is about to visit Israel till the end of the year.