Mogherini, Klimkin discuss Minsk agreements, reforms in Ukraine

23.09.2016 13:15 317

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini have held a meeting in New York, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service reports.

"The sides discussed the process of Minsk agreement implementation, Ukraine's progress in carrying out domestic reforms and the issue of introducing a visa-free regime with the EU for Ukraine,” reads a statement.

Foreign Minister Klimkin also paid special attention to significant improvement in the security situation in Donbas for the further fulfilment of the whole range of activities, including via introduction of efficient cease-fire regime, withdrawal of weapons, as well as the full control by the OSCE of the whole territory of separate regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the Ukrainian-Russian border.

EU High Representative confirmed firm EU support for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and the work of the Normandy format to resume territorial integrity and peace in Ukraine, as well as non-recognition of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol


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