The conflict in and around Ukraine will be a priority on the agenda of Albania’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2020.
President Zelensky admits the possibility of granting amnesty to those members of illegal formations who did not kill Ukrainians. However, this could happen only after the withdrawal of troops from Donbas.
On December 6, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire 14 times in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has confirmed that he is going to a Normandy Format summit with the idea of holding local elections under Ukrainian laws simultaneously throughout Ukraine in the autumn of 2020.
The further fate of the law on the peculiarities of local self-government in Donbas, which is valid until December 31, 2019, will be decided after a Normandy Four summit in Paris, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he hopes that France and Germany will support Ukraine at a meeting of the leaders of the Normandy Four countries and is ready to do everything to make them stand on the Ukrainian side if something goes wrong.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has confirmed he will hold a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris and stated that all leaders of the Normandy Format countries will have bilateral meetings.
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine is ready to withdraw a new lawsuit against Gazprom if the parties conclude a long-term gas transit contract and if the Ukrainian company gets compensation for Gazprom's failure to fulfil its obligations under current contracts, Naftogaz Executive Officer Yuriy Vitrenko has said on Facebook.
During Albania's OSCE Chairmanship in 2020, conflict in and around Ukraine will be a priority on the Organization’s agenda.
Montenegro strongly condemns the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia and calls for the withdrawal of all troops and weapons from Ukraine.
The task of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine for the next year is to ensure the country's accession to the NATO Enhanced Opportunities Program.
WBA/WBO/WBC lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine (14-1, 10 KOs) has received the 2019 Fighter of the Year award from the World Boxing Organization (WBO).
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted at second reading the law on preventing and countering the legalization (laundering) of proceeds of crime, terrorist financing and the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
At a meeting on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei discussed regional security, human rights, and support for Ukraine.