Yushchenko and Adamkus open Council of Lithuanian and Ukrainian presidents

14:25, 12 May 2008
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The participants discussed a range of questions in bilateral relations

Co-presided by President Victor Yushchenko of Ukraine and President Valdas Adamkus of the Republic of Lithuania the second Session of the Council of Lithuanian and Ukrainian presidents took place in Vilnius, according to the President`s press-office.

The participants discussed a range of questions in bilateral relations between Ukraine and Lithuania. Among them were European and Euro-Atlantic cooperation, energy security, development of transport corridors between the Black and the Baltic Seas, common historic heritage preservation, commemoration of totalitarian regime victims, education and scientific cooperation, etc.

From Ukraine the participants of the meeting were Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko, Defense Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov, Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan, Minister for Transport Yosyp Vinsky, Minister for Culture Vasyl Vovkun, Education Minister Ivan Vakarchuk, Director of National Institute of National Heritage Ihor Yukhnovsky, Kyiv Regional Administration Head Vira Ulyanchenko.

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