The FINANCIAL -- According to an UNIAN, president Victor Yushchenko met with Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine functionaries on December 3, according to the President`s press-office. He congratulated them on the 16th anniversary of Service’s establishment and thanked them for their effective work.
President also set out basic guidelines of Service’s at present stage. As one of the main objectives he named intensification of systematic work aimed at revelation and analysis of main political and economic threats to Ukraine’s national security.
“Process of search for new markets for Ukrainian products requires concentrated and careful work. This is what economic interests of Ukrainian business and of the State itself require”, - V. Yushchenko added.
President believes that that Foreign Intelligence Service is ready to take up to its functions stipulated by time requirements. “I fully rely on your patriotism, experience and professionalism”, - he said.
During the meeting President also presented national awards to Service’s functionaries.