President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe in Milan.
The President characterized meeting with Prime Minister of Japan as "very productive". "We coordinated our future steps for this year and for the next year," the Head of State informed.
In his turn, the Prime Minister of Japan assured the President of his respect to the leadership of Petro Poroshenko in a very difficult situation of Ukraine.
The Head of State informed that Japan had assured Ukraine of further support of its efforts in the establishment of peace.
Shinzō Abe underlined respect of Japan to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. He emphasized that it was an important issue for the entire world community including West and Asia.
The Prime Minister stressed that Japan would consistently support Ukraine through coordinated efforts within the G7.
According to the President, the parties had reached an arrangement to elaborate bilateral agreement on the attraction and protection of investments.
Shinzō Abe emphasized that Japan had already been giving Ukraine USD 1.5 billion assistance. Due to the ruined infrastructure and the loss of industrial production, Japan is ready to provide Ukraine USD 6 million for the restoration of infrastructure and USD 1 million for medical assistance to injured residents of the Donbas.
The interlocutors agreed to develop cooperation in the sphere of nuclear objects. Both countries have a bitter experience of Chornobyl and Fukushima.
Japan is also willing to develop energy and investment cooperation with Ukraine.
The parties discussed the possibility of visa regime liberalization between the two countries.
The Prime Minister assured that his country was ready to support Ukraine's application for a membership in ASEM.
Petro Poroshenko noted that he had invited the Japanese Prime Minister to visit Ukraine at his convenience.