The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed via Twitter handle that Minister Biruta and the new envoy also discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
Diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Rwanda date back 28 years ago.
Rwanda is one of the promising trade and economic partners of Ukraine in the region of East Africa.
According to the data from the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, bilateral trade between Ukraine and Rwanda in 2019 amounted to 2.97 million US$.
Exports from Ukraine to Rwanda amounted 2.66 million US$ (increased up to 334.5% compared to 2018), imports - 314.8 thousand US$ (increased up to 232.5% compared to 2018).
In 2018, the positive balance of foreign trade between Ukraine and Rwanda was 2.34 million US$.