Ukraine, Latvia to continue cooperation on stolen asset recovery

Ukraine and Latvia have agreed on further cooperation on recovery of stolen financial assets.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this at a briefing during his official visit to the Republic of Latvia, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Today, we have reached several important agreements, including on further work and coordination in the recovery of stolen financial assets for Ukraine," Poroshenko said.

The President noted that Ukraine was interested in implementing Latvia's achievements in the fight against corruption, reforming the civil service, local self-government and certain economy sectors.

"Our specialists are studying the Latvian experience very carefully," Poroshenko said.

Earlier, Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yevhen Yenin said that Ukraine could rely on return from Latvia of at least 50% of the assets stolen by fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych.

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