Ukrainian Foreign Minister Konstantin Grishenko has confirmed that relations between Ukraine and Vietnam have lifted to a new height.

Receiving the Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine , Ho Dac Minh Nguyet, on May 23, FM Grishenko said agreements reached between the two countries during Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovik’s recent visit to Vietnam will surely be implemented.

Ukraine expected that bilateral political and socio-economic cooperation will be further strengthened, he said.

Ambassador Nguyet affirmed that President Yanukovik’s Vietnam visit created a driving force to lift bilateral relations to the level of comprehensive cooperation and partnership, contributing to consolidating and strengthening ties between the two foreign ministries.

She also mentioned the implementation of agreements reached between leaders of the two countries, including preparations for Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to Ukraine and the joint-governmental committee meeting in Kiev .

On the occasion, the ambassador also thanked Ukraine for creating favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese living in such cities as Kharkov , Odessa and Donetsk. /.