Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Yushchenko thanks Harper for support in NATO bid

CTV.ca News Staff

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko thanked Prime Minister Stephen Harper Monday for supporting Ukraine's bid to join NATO.

Yushchenko, who held bilateral talks with Harper in Ottawa Monday, said considerable attention was paid to integration issues relating to Ukraine joining NATO.

"I'm grateful to His Excellency, Mr. Prime Minister, for his clear position that was stated on behalf of Canada during the (NATO) Bucharest Summit (last April)," Yushchenko told reporters at a joint press conference with Harper.

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