Austria to share its EURO-2008 experience with Ukraine

13:30, 15 July 2008
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Ukraine has only 4 years to do the work that needs 10 years

Austria will share with Ukraine its experience on organizing the European Football Championship.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Federal Chancellor of Austria Alfred Gusenbauer claimed this in Kyiv in the course of talks between the two governments on Tuesday.

Ukraine faces many tasks connected with organizing EURO-2012, A.Gusenbauer said, adding that it has only 4 years to do the work that needs 10 years. In its turn, the Austrian government is ready to share its experience in carrying out EURO-2008, he said.

In the opinion of the Federal Chancellor, it may help to broaden ties between Ukraine and Austria.

In her turn, Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko congratulated the Austrian government on the successful holding of EURO-2008.

The head of the Ukrainian government also expressed interest in the Austrian proposal to help train personnel for work during EURO-2012.

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