Slovakia intends to help increase the volume of gas coming to Ukraine from Europe, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine reported.
"[Slovak] Prime Minister Robert Fico has assured of the Slovak government's readiness to assist in the reverse of the maximum volume of gas to Ukraine," the press service reported on the results of the meeting of Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Fico.
The Slovak prime minister also expressed readiness to render maximum assistance in shipping Caspian oil through the territory of Slovakia and Ukraine to the Czech refinery in Kralupy.
Groysman also spoke for expanding cooperation with Slovakia in joint infrastructure projects, Ukrainian customs reform, in particular in forming joint databases, the development of border-crossing projects, as well as attracting Slovak business to Ukraine.
Fico and Groysman agreed to resume the work of the Ukrainian-Slovak intergovernmental commission for economic, industrial, scientific and technical cooperation and hold its meeting soon.