Embassy of Ukraine in Malaysia

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Political issues

The Diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Malaysia were established on 3rd March 1992.

The Embassy of Ukraine in Kuala Lumpur was opened in August 2002.

Chief of Mission: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Malaysia Olexander Nechytaylo.

The Embassy of Malaysia in Kyiv was opened in September 2004.

Chief of Mission: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Malaysia to Ukraine Datuk Ayauf Bin Bachi.

 

MILESTONES:

March 1998

Minister for Foreign Affairs H.Udovenko visited Kuala Lumpur in his capacity as the President of the 52ndsession of the UNGA. 

February 2002

Deputy State Secretary of the MFA of Ukraine V.Yel’chenko visited Kuala Lumpur to held bilateral political consultations.

August 2002

First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine O.Dubyna held official visit to Malaysia.

18-20thDecember 2002

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Syed Hamid Albar performed the official visit to Ukraine.

13-16thJuly 2003

Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Dr. Mahathir Mohammad paid official visit to Ukraine.

24-25thFebruary 2003

First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine V.Yel’chenko visited Kuala Lumpur to participate in XII NAM Summit. 

24thJanuary 2008

Meeting of the President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. V.Yushchenko and the Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Mr. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at the World Economic Forum (Davos, Switzerland).

27-28thMay 2008

Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs O.Kupchyshyn visited Kuala Lumpur to hold bilateral consultations.

5thDecember 2011

Meeting of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine K.Gryshchenko and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Malaysia Anifa Aman at the International Conference on Afghanistan (Bonn, Germany).

21-23rdJuly 2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Anifa Aman made a working visit to Ukraine in connection with the downing of the “Malaysia Airlines” flight MH17 on July 17, 2014 in the Donbas region.

25thSeptember 2014

Prime Minister of Ukraine H.E. Mr. A.Yatsenyuk and Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Mr. Najib Tun Razak had the meeting during the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

29thSeptember 2015

The President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Mr. Najib Tun Razak had the meeting in the framework of the meeting of the heads of the member states of the JIT on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

03-05thAugust 2016

Official visit of the President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko to Malaysia.

04thAugust 2016

Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Malaysia, Pavlo Klimkin and Anifa Aman (in the framework of the visit of the President of Ukraine to Malaysia).

20thSeptember 2016

Meeting of Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Anifa Aman during 71st UN GA in the framework of the meeting of Foreign Ministers of member states of the Joint Investigation Team on MН17 (NYC, NY, USA).

20thSeptember 2017

Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Ukraine and Malaysia at the margins of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (New York) with the aim to signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Australia, the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Government of Malaysia, the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of Ukraine on Political Support to Prosecute the Perpetrators of the Downing of MH17, July 17, 2014.

For the past two and a half decades, Ukraine and Malaysia enjoy warm and friendly bilateral relations and fruitful cooperation in the international organizations, especially in the UN and its institutions.

Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Dr. Mahathir Muhammad paid an official visit to Ukraine in 2003. During the visit, H.E. Dr. Mahathir Mohamad held talks with the President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. L.Kuchma and the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine H.E. Mr. V.Lytvyn. Malaysian delegation visited Odessa and Crimea. The main political outcome of this visit was the establishment of the bilateral political dialogue at the highest level, the beginning of the active phase of Ukrainian-Malaysian relations, the definition of perspective directions in economic, scientific, military-technical and humanitarian spheres.

21-23rd July 2014 The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Anifa Aman made a working visit to Ukraine in connection with the downing of the “Malaysia Airlines” flight MH17 on 17th July 2014 in the Donbas region. In the framework of the visit Anifa Aman had a meeting with the President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Head of the government commission for the Boeing 777 of “Malaysia airlines” crash investigation Volodymyr Groysman. 

On 25th September 2014 during 69th session of the UN General Assembly Mr. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Prime Minister of Ukraine and Mr. Najib Tun Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia had the meeting and discussed the issues related to the investigation of downing “Malaysia airlines” plane MH17 in Donbas, as well as the situation in Ukraine.

8-9th October, 2014, Ukraine was visited by Malaysian delegation headed by Hishammuddin Hussein, the Minister of Defence of Malaysia, who had the meeting with the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Head of the government commission for the investigation of the downing “Malaysia airlines” flight MH17 Volodymyr Groysman, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin, as well Minister of Defence and Deputy Minister of Defence.

On 29th September 2015, during 70th session of the UN General Assembly in the framework of the meeting of the head of States-members of the Joint Investigation Team on MH17, the President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Mr. Najib Tun Razak.

3-5th August 2016 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko made the first ever official visit of Ukrainian Head of State to Malaysia. During the visit,  President of Ukraine held meetings and talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, Defence Minister Hishamuddin Hussein, visited Malaysia national oil and gas company Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) and delivered a keynote address at Ukraine-Malaysia Business Forum at MATRADE (more than 150 participants from over 60 companies and organizations).

On 20th September 2016 during the 71th session of the UN General Assembly, the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Malaysia Pavlo Klimkin and Anifa Aman had a meeting in the framework of the council of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of States-members of the Joint Investigation Team on MH17.

On 20th September 2017 during the 72th session of the UN General Assembly, Foreign Ministers signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Australia, the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Government of Malaysia, the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of Ukraine on Political Support to Prosecute the Perpetrators of the Downing of MH17, July 17, 2014.