President of Ukraine, Vice President of European Commission coordinate positions on joint actions aimed at ensuring energy security of Ukraine and EU03.09.2016 11:00 476
President Petro Poroshenko met with Vice President of the European Commission for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič.
This has been reported by the press service of the Head of State.
The Head of State thanked the EU and the European Commissioner personally for the constant support for Ukraine and stressed the importance of energy independence from Russia.
According to the President, Ukraine stays committed to further introduction of reforms in the energy sphere under its obligations within the Energy Community Treaty and the Association Agreement with EU.
The Vice President of the European Commission noted Ukraine’s work in the introduction of the energy reform and stressed the importance of its implementation. Maroš Šefčovič assured that the EU would further support Ukraine in its European integration.
The parties agreed to complete approval of the Memorandum on strategic partnership in the energy sphere between Ukraine and the European Union that would open opportunities for the participation of Ukraine in the Energy Union of the EU.