Commissioner Hahn to sign EUR 50 mln agreement on EU support for east of Ukraine

Commissioner Hahn to sign EUR 50 mln agreement on EU support for east of Ukraine

EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn will visit Ukraine on Friday, November 9, the EU Delegation to Ukraine has reported. 

According to the report, the main objective of the visit is to discuss the progress of reforms and the implementation of the Association Agreement.

"During his stay he will meet with President [Petro] Poroshenko, Prime Minister [Volodymyr] Groysman, Foreign Minister [Pavlo] Klimkin, Head of NABU [Artem] Sytnyk, representatives of civil society, with whom he would like to discuss latest attacks against activists," reads the statement.

At the meeting with Prime Minister Groysman, Commissioner Hahn will present him the new regular Association Implementation Report, which assesses the progress that Ukraine has made under the Association Agreement over the past year.

In order to commemorate Heavenly Hundred Heroes, Commissioner Hahn, together with Foreign Minister Klimkin, will lay flowers at the memorial site.

As a sign of support of public media, the EU Commissioner will visit the public broadcaster, where he will meet with their management and supervisory board.

In addition, Commissioner Hahn will sign on behalf of the EU with UN Resident Coordinator Osnat Lubrani the EU-UNDP agreement on the EU Support to the East of Ukraine (new EUR 50 million program).


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