A ceremony to sign the Intergovernmental Agreement on temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in certain sectors of the Israeli labor market and the Implementation Protocol A thereto (the construction industry) by Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine Eliab Belotserkovsky has been held in Kyiv today.

The agreement, which will require further ratification by the Parliaments of the two states, is of practical importance to the citizens of Ukraine, as far as it defines the legal basis of temporary employment of Ukrainians in Israel.

It also provides for the possibility of signing other protocols to open the Israeli labor market for Ukrainian specialists of relevant industries, according to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s website.