Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have signed a number of bilateral documents following the 3rd meeting of the Ukrainian-Turkish high-level strategic council in Ankara on Wednesday, reports Interfax.
Among the signed documents was the executive program between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on priority measures to develop cooperation in education in 2013-2015.
The sides also signed an intergovernmental agreement on forestry management. The goal of the document is to facilitate cooperation in the sphere of natural resources protection.
Ukraine and Turkey also signed an action plan to develop bilateral relations in 2014-2015. The action plan is designed to fix the list and timeframe for joint activities aimed at the development of bilateral cooperation in all important areas, such as political, economic, defense, humanitarian, law enforcement, and consular sphere. The document also covers the area of multilateral cooperation.
In addition, Oil company Naftogaz Ukrainy and Turkish Petroleum Pipeline Corporation BOTAS signed a memorandum of cooperation, which is designed to develop long-term partnerships between the companies and facilitate mutually beneficial cooperation in the production and transportation of energy.
The sides also signed a joint statement by the Energy Ministers of Ukraine and Turkey on cooperation in the energy sphere.