During the official visit to the State of Israel, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Speaker of the Knesset of the State of Israel Yuli-Yoel Edelstein.
The parties discussed a number of issues of bilateral cooperation in the political, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
The interlocutors noted the high dynamics of bilateral political and inter-parliamentary dialogue between Ukraine and Israel and the important role of inter-parliamentary friendship groups in this process.
During the meeting, the parties also discussed the issue of the Knesset’s ratification of the Free Trade Agreement between Ukraine and Israel to be be signed in the framework of the visit of the Ukrainian President.
An exchange of views on topical issues of the international agenda took place.
The President expressed hope that the Knesset would recognize the Holodomor as a genocide of the Ukrainian people.
Source: site of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine