The EU hopes that OSCE ODIHR will observe the presidential election in Ukraine in line with the standing practice.
The United Kingdom has a firm intention to continue to support Ukraine, both by providing practical assistance and helping in the implementation of Ukrainian initiatives within the framework of international bodies.
Ukrainian political prisoners Roman Sushchenko and Volodymyr Balukh have not broken down and remained courageous and committed to their ideals, despite the methodical pressure of the Russian repressive machine.
Ukraine and Lebanon have recently intensified business cooperation, but political dialogue needs to be resumed.
Chairman of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People, MP Refat Chubarov believes that the introduction of amendments on Ukraine’s course for NATO and the EU to the Constitution of Ukraine draws near the return of Crimea.
The issue of Russia’s occupation of Crimea remains relevant on the agenda of the German Bundestag. Russia's violation of the norms of international law concerning the blockage of navigation in the waters of the Azov and Black Seas is unacceptable.
Next week, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be on a European tour, during which he will visit at least five countries and discuss issues of security, economy, Ukraine, and threats from Russia and Iran.
U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker has called "real" a threat that Russian observers may pose to the presidential election in Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted resolution No. 10007 "On the Address of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the National Parliaments of NATO Member States on Ukraine's Gaining NATO Membership."
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has welcomed the decision by the Verkhovna Rada to secure in the Constitution the country's course for acquiring NATO membership and stated that the United States will continue to support Ukraine's aspiration to join the Alliance.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has introduced amendments to the electoral legislation, which ban citizens of the aggressor state from being official observers in Ukraine's elections.
The mutual absence of citizens of the conflicting countries in OSCE has never prevented the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) from monitoring an electoral process, therefore its mission must be successful in Ukraine as well.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted the law introducing amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine (regarding the strategic course of the state for acquiring full-fledged membership of Ukraine in the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization).
U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker called on the Ukrainian authorities to allow Russian observers to monitor the presidential election in March 2019.