Poroshenko Received Letters of Credence from Ambassadors of Pakistan, Turkey, and Japan
Japan offers further financial assistance to help relieve the Donbas humanitarian problem
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko received letters of credence from the newly appointed ambassadors to Ukraine – the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Turkish Republic and Japan.
A letter of credence – also called diplomatic credentials – are formal letters that appoint a diplomat as ambassador to another state. They show that the diplomat has the right to speak for his or her chief of state.
The president discussed cooperating politically in international organizations and expanding trade with the Pakistani ambassador, the Presidential press service said.
Poroshenko discussed Ukraine’s strategic partnership with Turkey, thanked the Turkish ambassador for his country’s non-recognition of the Russian annexation of Crimea, and its defense of the rights of the Crimean Tatar people.
Poroshenko also thanked the Japanese ambassador for his country’s support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
Poroshenko and the ambassadors discussed strengthening cooperation in security and defense, trade, economic and investment cooperation.
The Japanese ambassador said that in early February his country plans to provide additional finances for Donbas humanitarian assistance.