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Украина и Словения договорились о возобновлении прямого авиасообщения Ukraine and Slovenia have agreed to resume direct air service between Kyiv and Ljubljana, said on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. About it writes RIA Novosti.

Poroshenko on Tuesday, is on an official visit to Slovenia at the invitation of the President of the country Borut Pahor.

“Discussing cooperation in the field of transport, we have agreed to resume direct air service between Ljubljana and Kiev. I think it will only encourage people to people contacts and will enable both countries to exploit the great potential for tourism, potential business contacts that exist between our countries”, — said Poroshenko during a joint press conference with Slovenian counterpart.

A year ago, the President of Slovenia visited Ukraine. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed the progress of reforms in Ukraine, the process of European integration of the country and the prospects for improving bilateral relations. In addition, the parties discussed the situation in the Donbass. During the visit, Pahor invited Poroshenko to visit Slovenia in the first half of 2016, but the visit took place just now.

Last year between the two countries much — 33.9% compared to 2014 — decreased turnover. Its volume at the end of 2015 amounted to 145.2 million dollars. The volume of direct investments in 2015 from Russia to Ukraine decreased by 18.8%.