President Victor Yushchenko met in Ottawa with the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, according to the President`s press-office. 

At the meeting sides discussed Ukrainian-Canadian partnership development, energy cooperation, cultural and humanitarian ties, etc.

President Yushchenko thanked to Prime Minister Harper and to the Government of Canada for the contribution into development of Ukrainian-Canadian ties of partnership.

He also invited Mr. Harper to visit Ukraine expressing assurance that the visit will give new dynamics to the Ukrainian-Canadian political dialogue.

When speaking humanitarian cooperation President expressed expectancies that Canadian authorities would further on support Ukrainian community of Canada. He also raised a question of recognition of Holodomor 1932-1933 genocide by Canada.

Other participants of the meeting from the Ukrainian side were Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko and President’s Secretariat deputy Chief of Staff Oleksandr Chalyy.