Visegrad Group and Ukraine discuss issues of energy security
26.02.2016 11:06 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, representatives of the Visegrad Group and Ukraine had a roundtable meeting in Lviv to consider the issues of the Ukrainian energy security and independence from Russian energy resources, Ukrinform reports.
As to the report, the roundtable meeting was held at the Lviv Polytechnic National University.
«The international dialogue on energy efficiency was established in 2014. And it is extremely important as it is still underway. Because now this issue is especially vital,» the Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal said.
Within the meeting, an experience of Slovakia was taken for discussion of deputy foreign ministers, as in this country the projects on thermal insulations of buildings, the heat supply, street lighting and energy management are being efficiently implemented.
As to Zerkal, the officials also discussed the current issues of sanctions against Russia, granting Ukraine a visa-free regime with the EU, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, and the political situation on the whole.
It is to be admitted, the next meeting within same format is planned to be held in Vinnytsia on this year Apr 12; the meeting will be dedicated to the issue of support and development of small business.