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Ukraine ratifies agreement on cooperation in the field of labour migration with Lithuania

On 5 February Ukrainian Parliament ratified an agreement with Lithuania on employment and cooperation in the field of labour migration.

The document was presented to the parliament by Deputy Minister of Social Policy Oleh Koval.

"The adoption of the draft law will ratify the agreement, which will help strengthen and develop cooperation in protecting the rights and interests of workers of both states and combating illegal labor. Ratification of the agreement will create an opportunity for official employment of Ukrainian citizens in the Republic of Lithuania The ratification of the agreement will also enable the attraction of highly qualified specialists and workers from the Republic of Lithuania into Ukraine," Koval said.

The purpose of the agreement is to strengthen cooperation and provide mutual assistance in protecting the rights and interests of workers of both countries, both Ukraine and Lithuania, which will facilitate the realization of the right to work.

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