President Goes On Holiday To Crimea


July 29 2008

President Viktor Yushchenko left on a holiday to Crimea in the evening
on Monday, the presidential press service reported on Tuesday.Yuschenko
will spend his holiday with his family.

While in Crimea, the head of state will break his vacation to hold
a number of working trips and meetings.

Yushchenko and his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan discussed the
implementation of the Kerch-Poti-Batumi project in Crimea on Tuesday,
the presidential press service reported on Tuesday.

During their tete-a-tete meeting, the heads of state praised the pace
of bilateral trade that reached $262.86 million in 2007.

Particular attention was paid to cultural cooperation and satisfying
the needs of the Ukrainian and Armenian diasporas.

Yushchenko and Sargsyan also discussed the organization of the Armenian
president’s official visit to Ukraine following the fourth meeting
of the joint intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation.

During his unofficial visit to Ukraine, Sargsyan will participate in
marking the anniversary of the founding of an Armenian holy site –
the Surb Khach Monastery.