President meets Prime Minister of Canada
Yushchenko invited Mr. Harper to visit Ukraine
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.