Ukraine and France signed a Road Map agreement that stipulates the development of bilateral relations for the years of 2011-2012, Ukraine`s presidential press service reported, according to RIA Novosti.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych pays an official visit to France on Thursday and Friday and met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

"The Road Map of the Ukrainian and French relations in 2011-2012 was signed in the presence of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and French President Nicolas Sarkozy," the press service said.

An intergovernmental agreement on mutual assistance and cooperation in the sphere of civil defense of citizens was also signed in the presence of the presidents.