Slovakia calls on the Netherlands not to block association with Ukraine

Slovakia calls on the Netherlands not to block association with Ukraine

Prime Minister of Slovakia Miroslav Lajcak, who has assumed six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union, has expressed confidence that the Netherlands will not block the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

"Georgia and Ukraine have fulfilled their obligations, and European Commission clearly confirmed that. Now it's time for us to provide visa-free regime... I am confident that the Dutch government will find a solution that will respect the referendum results and will not block the process of political association and economic integration between the EU and Ukraine," Lajcak said, speaking at the hearing in the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs dedicated to the foreign policy priorities of the Slovak presidency, Radio Liberty reports.


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