Switzerland will continue being ally of Ukraine - Parubiy
Switzerland supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine and this policy will continue, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy considers.
"It is very important for Ukraine that Switzerland, in spite of the neutral status, holds consistent position to uphold the principles of Ukraine's territorial integrity. It did not take Russia's position regarding the occupation of Crimea," he said at a joint briefing with President of the National Council of Switzerland Christa Markwalder in Kyiv.
Parubiy is convinced Switzerland will continue being Ukraine's ally.
The speaker said during the meeting the parties discussed the stages of cooperation between Ukraine and Switzerland and reforms in Ukraine.
"A lot of time was devoted to security issues," he said.
According to Markwalder, during the meeting they discussed "the challenges Ukraine faces - the occupation of Crimea and other territories."