Visa-free regime and next tranche of macro-financial assistance are the nearest priorities of Ukraine-EU relations17.09.2016 12:15 369
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn and Vice-President of the European Commission for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis.
This has been reported by the press service of the Head of State.
The parties have discussed the situation in Donbas in the context of declaring the ceasefire regime and deterioration of humanitarian conditions in the occupied territories.
Petro Poroshenko welcomed the EU Council’s decision of September 15 to prolong individual sanctions for 6 months and urged the EU to preserve comprehensive sanction pressure on Russia until the restoration of territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea.
The Head of State has urged the EU to accelerate the process of making a decision on the introduction of the visa-free regime for Ukrainians and completion of ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.