Spain backs EU-Ukraine Association Agreement ratification, visa-free regime for Ukrainians
Spain will always help Ukraine in the implementation of its European aspirations, supports prompt completion of the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, as well as the immediate provision of the visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens, Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, assured Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
According to a report posted on the Ukrainian president's website, Poroshenko congratulated Rajoy on his election as prime minister of Spain. The Ukrainian president thanked the Spanish premier the official Madrid's immutable support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. "Spain resolutely supports and will always support the territorial integrity of Ukraine," Rajoy said.
Poroshenko praised Spain's positive vote during the consideration of the UN GA resolution on human rights violations in Crimea by the Third Committee.
The two officials agreed to step up efforts for the soonest signing of the agreement on the common air space between Ukraine and the EU.
Poroshenko and Rajoy spoke for the further enhancement of bilateral political dialogue and discussed the exchange of visits.