“We look forward to the further deepening cooperation between parliaments of Ukraine and Sweden,” -- Dmytro Razumkov

The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov had a video conference with the Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag Mr Andreas Norlen.

The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament thanked Sweden for its strong and long-time position of supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty in the international arena.

Also, the speaker then stated that the Verkhovna Rada group on inter-parliamentary relations with Sweden established in the Ukrainian parliament has proved to be an effective mechanism for upbuilding relations between the countries.

"Ukraine and Sweden are firmly united through a profound respect to democratic values.  Together, we will be able to achieve much more, so I hope for expanding cooperation between legislative bodies of our countries," he stressed.

Dmytro Razumkov also noted that Ukraine’s decentralization reform is near completion.

As a final point, the speaker of the Ukrainian parliament underlined that the world community should pool efforts to overcome the negative consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Chairman of the Ukrainian parliament Dmytro Razumkov invited Mr A. Norlen to visit Ukraine after quarantine ends.


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