The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Siarto is visiting Transcarpathia
Today, January 23, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Siarto is visiting Transcarpathia.
During the visit, the honorable guest met with the Regional Council Chairman Volodymyr Chubirko and the head of the RSA Vasyl Hubal.
First of all, they discussed the socio-political situation in Ukraine. The parties discussed prospects of cooperation in the framework of the Eastern Partnership.
The head of the RSA Vasyl Hubal noted the importance of this visit to Transcarpathia and thanked for the support to the region, to Ukraine's European integration movement. "Hungary is good neighbor who supports us. We are grateful to the government for investment projects implemented in Transcarpathia. Strengthening of border ifrastucture, transport communication is very important for Transcarpathia and the border area of Hungary. We look forward to assistance in road building, which has already been agreed," - the head of the region said.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Siarto noted that the events in Ukraine are of great importance and expressed readiness to continue to assist Hungarians abroad. "We will do our best to make investments go to Transcarpathia. Your region is interested in sustainable development of all national minorities. I know that you have a difficult situation, therefore we are going to help cross-border projects. The government attaches great importance to the development of two checkpoints on our common border. Hungary is also ready to invest in building of a bypass road in Beregovo" - the Minister said.
The Regional Council Chairman Volodymyr Chubirko on behalf of the deputies of the regional council and all Transcarpathians expressed his sincere appreciation to the Government of Hungary for the financial and humanitarian assistance provided for local communities of our region, for contribution to the development of inter-regional cooperation, strengthening of good neighborly relations. And he stressed that cooperation between Hungary and Transcarpathia is strategically important for us not only today, but also in the future. Therefore, for its part, the Transcarpathian Regional Council will do everything to continue this close cooperation.
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