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Legal basis of Ukraine and Israel relations
25 August 2012 16:58

Legal basis of the Ukrainian-Israeli relations

Despite geographical distance between two states, Ukraine and Israel hold dynamic and diverse contacts, regularly organize bilateral meetings and official visits.

 

Legal basis of Ukrainian-Israeli relations starts it development from the moment of signing on January 12, 1993 of the Memorandum of mutual understanding and guidelines on cooperation. Today it consists of 62 interstate, intergovernmental and interagency bilateral documents regarding activities in the spheres of policy, economy, science and technique, military, culture, consular issues, crime prevention and customs matters, education, communication, agriculture, environmental protection etc.

 

Tendency of the bilateral trade growth and pursue mutually defined course for the creation of the free trade zone are main achievements in the economic sphere. Initial documents in this sphere are an Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on trade and economic cooperation, from 11.07.1995 and also Convention between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital, from 26.11.2003.

 

Meanwhile, special attention is directed to the issues of the cultural and humanitarian aspects. The main accent is maid on the mutual saving and honoring of the cultural heritage. The basic document in this sphere is a protocol of specific agreements in the field of education, within the framework of the agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of Israel on cooperation in the fields of culture and education (16.06.1994).

 

Each year the legal framework is complemented by new agreements, bilateral protocols,  memorandums  of intentions  etc.

 

During the state visit to Israel of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in December 2015 new bilateral documents were signed: the Agreement on the employment of family members of diplomatic staff or consular office, the Program of scientific and technological cooperation between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel,  the Agreement the co-production of films and cooperation in the field of cinematography between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of Israel and the Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine and the Ministry of transport and road safety of Israel on cooperation in the field of transport safety.

 

In June 2016 in Kyiv the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on the temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in specific labor market sectors in the State of Israel was signed. The agreement defines the legal basis of temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in Israel and provides legal basis for the signature in the future other protocols that will open labor market of Israel for Ukrainian specialists. This agreement is effective from 05.12.2016.

In the framework of the official visit of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to the State of Israel (January 20 - 21, 2019), the Free Trade Agreement was signed between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel. The purpose of the Agreement is to create the legal basis for the liberalization of the markets for industrial and agricultural products of the parties. The Agreement will promote the development of bilateral trade and economic cooperation between the countries, allow domestic producers to benefit from the liberalization of the goods market of the State of Israel, open up opportunities for both expansion of markets and development and modernization of production of the Ukrainian business.

 

Nowadays a number of agreements are under preparation for signing.

 

List of Agreements

The list of the basic agreements between Ukraine and Israel

1. Memorandum of mutual understanding and guidelines on cooperation between Ukraine and Israel, from 12.01.1993.

 

2. Air transportation agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel, from 12.01.1993.

 

3. Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in the field of agriculture, from 12.01.1993.

 

4. Agreement on cooperation in the field of crime prevention and law enforcement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel, from 16.06.1994.

 

5. Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on trade and economic cooperation, from 11.07.1995.

 

6. Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel regarding mutual assistance in customs matters, from 25.11.1996.

 

7. Agreement on cooperation in the field of education between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel, from 09.04.2000.

 

8. Convention between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital, from 26.11.2003.

 

9. Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of Israel to waive visa requirements for persons who use passports or official passports of citizen of Ukraine and the State of Israel, from 21.07.2010. (came into force from the 9th of February 2011).

 

10. Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel for the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments, from (24.11.2010).The Parliament of Ukraine ratified this agreement on June 1, 2011.

 

11. Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on the temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in specific labor market sectors in the State of Israel.

12. Free Trade Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel (signed January 21, 2019, must undergo ratification by both parties).

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