President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis in Vilnius.
The Head of State expressed gratitude to the Lithuanian side for the continued support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and a clear position of Lithuania towards Crimea.
The President noted that Lithuania remained one of the most effective allies of Ukraine in confronting Russian aggression.
He thanked for an important practical assistance of Lithuania in strengthening Ukraine's defense capabilities, treatment of Ukrainian military, humanitarian and technical assistance.
"Only the blind may not notice the reforms in Ukraine. A lot has been done. Lithuania will continue to support Ukraine,” the Prime Minister of Lithuania noted.
During the meeting, opportunities for expanding bilateral trade and economic cooperation, which shows positive trends, were discussed.
The President positively evaluated the growth of interest in Ukraine of the representatives of the business circles of Lithuania and emphasized Ukraine's interest in attracting new Lithuanian investments.
In addition, the parties discussed the issues of interaction between Ukraine and Lithuania in the field of energy security and the prospects for implementing relevant joint projects.
It was positively noted that within the framework of the visit, a bilateral Memorandum on cooperation in the field of energy was signed. The parties also praised Ukraine's decision to join the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence located in Vilnius.