OREANDA-NEWS. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Transportation Rafael Santana.

The parties expressed resolute interest in strengthening effective cooperation between PJSC "Ukrzaliznytsya" and General Electric Transportation, primarily in updating the fleet of locomotives in order to promote the development and modernization of the Ukrainian railway in accordance with the best international standards.

Petro Poroshenko assured of readiness to promote mutually beneficial cooperation with General Electric Transportation, which aims to strengthen the transport, transit and export potential of our country. The issues of development of cooperation with the American side on the strategic perspective were also discussed.

It was stressed that the existing positive climate in the political relations between Ukraine and the United States, as well as the progress in reforms created a favorable basis for the active involvement of leading American companies in Ukraine.