UWC President Eugene Czolij signs Memorandum of Cooperation between Ukrainian World Congress and World Lithuanian Community
On 22 October 2018, in Berlin, in the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany, Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij and President of the Lithuanian World Congress Dalia Henke signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ukrainian World Congress and World Lithuanian Community.
With this Memorandum, the two highest coordinating bodies of the Ukrainian and Lithuanian diasporas – Ukrainian World Congress and World Lithuanian Community (Parties), acknowledge that:
The Parties wish to establish and develop mutual links and cooperation between themselves (i) on issues of mutual interest for Ukrainians and Lithuanians worldwide and (ii) in support of democratic developments in Ukraine and Lithuania;
The Parties aim at establishing a long-term and stable relationship;
The Parties acknowledge the importance of the independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of Ukraine and Lithuania based on mutual respect, and on the shared values and interests of both countries;
The Parties support the European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Ukraine, specifically with respect to Ukraine becoming a full-fledged member of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
“The signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation is a significant step in strengthening relations between the Ukrainian World Congress and World Lithuanian Community to globally further common interests, and also confirms good relations between the Ukrainian and Lithuanian peoples,” stated UWC President Eugene Czolij.