"Today is a historic day for Ukraine, for my 45 million nation. And I am absolutely confident that this is a historic day for the EU," Petro Poroshenko said at the press conference upon completion of the ceremony, the President’s press service reports.
"Ukraine returns to the European family. Ukraine says final farewell to the Soviet and Russian empire," the President noted.
According to the Head of State, Ukraine is absolutely decisive to continue reforms. He reminded that just for the visa-free regime with the EU Ukraine implemented 144 reforms.
Petro Poroshenko thanked the European Commission for the preparation of a legislative proposal and for a very hard work on supporting Ukraine on that track. He also thanked the EU Council and all the member-states for supporting our country.
"This is very important. I always say that the war is not a reason for not providing reforms," he said.
The Head of State invited the President of the European Parliament to visit Ukraine.