Presidents of Croatia and Ukraine meet in New York

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has met with her Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly session in New York, Poroshenko's office said in a press release on Wednesday.

The Croatian president said that her country was a friend and partner to Ukraine and that Croatia's experience with post-war recovery and reintegration of temporarily occupied territories could be useful to Ukraine.

Poroshenko expressed hope that the new government in Zagreb would continue to support Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

The two heads of state also discussed regional cooperation and agreed to intensify economic cooperation.

Poroshenko expressed interest in joining the Adriatic-Baltic-Black Sea initiative and reiterated his invitation to Grabar-Kitarovic to visit Ukraine.

Last update: Wed, 21/09/2016 - 10:20


More from Croatia

Slovenian PM announces stricter controls of border with Croatia in case of migrant wave

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar on Monday announced a stricter control of the border with Croatia in case of...

Croatian president addresses students in Azerbaijan

The future of the European Union and the challenges it faces, NATO enlargement and the refugee crisis were topics...

Croatian average take-home pay in August HRK 5,673

The average net salary in Croatian corporate entities for August was HRK 5,673, which is 1.4% more (HRK 79) in...

Croatian-Norwegian media development project launched

The Media Development Centre, a joint project of the Croatian Journalists' Association (HND) and the Norwegian...

Presidents advocate enhancement of Azerbaijan-Croatia ties

Croatia and Azerbaijan are friendly countries and strategic partners that have developed good relations free of...