Accession to the European Union is a common goal for Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova, which has no alternative.
19 July 2021
Finnish diplomat Mikko Kinnunen has been appointed the new Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine, the Finnish Foreign Ministry has reported.
Ukraine is not planning to reconsider its geopolitical vector regarding EU and NATO membership, but at the same time, it will develop relations with countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, taking into account its national interests, according to Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Oleg Nikolenko.
President Volodymyr Zelensky is sure that the aggression of the Russian Federation is aimed at hindering the European integration of Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia.
The Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement (TCG) via video conference on Wednesday, July 21, will consider the issue of ceasefire violations by the Russian armed groups.
Ukraine's immediate goals in cooperation with the European Union are to start implementing the Common Aviation Area Agreement, further prepare for signing the Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products, and sum up the first results of the Association Agreement renewal.
President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the European Union should demonstrate a clear vision of relations with its closest partners – Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova – at the December summit of the Eastern Partnership.
In Georgia, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky got acquainted with the security situation on the border with occupied Abkhazia and walked across the Ingur Bridge, which is currently the only entry-exit checkpoint in the region.
The head of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia), Marek Szczygieł, has thanked President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, who arrived in Batumi today, for his interest in the Mission’s work.
In The Hague, those gathered outside the Palace of Justice have called on Russia to admit its guilt
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to Ukraine Silvia Cortés Martín, during which the parties agreed to deepen cooperation in the fields of environmental protection, combating domestic violence and cybercrime.
The Ukrainian delegation led by President Volodymyr Zelensky, after landing at Batumi International Airport, has left for the contact line between Georgia and its occupied territory – Abkhazia, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has announced on Facebook.
The United States welcomes judicial reform laws adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and hopes they will provide a better future for all Ukrainians.
The Estonia-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group of the Riigikogu, the Parliament of Estonia, welcomed Ukraine’s initiative to establish the Crimea Platform and its parliamentary dimension.
The decision of the Council of the European Union to include Ukraine in the "green" list of countries for which it is recommended to lift travel restrictions opens up additional tourism opportunities for Ukrainians.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will take part in the 17th Batumi International Conference, according to his press service.
17 July 2021
The date and program of President Volodymyr Zelensky's visit to the United States are currently being finalized and may be announced in the coming days.
Poland’s 2022 OSCE chairmanship will pay close attention to the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements and full respect for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, U.S. security assistance, and Nord Stream 2 threats to Europe were the main topics of a virtual meeting between Co-Chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus Dick Durbin and former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will inevitably be brought to justice.
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine imposed special restrictive sanctions on nine people on the U.S. sanctions list.
16 July 2021
Russia persecutes independent journalists in Crimea because it is afraid of those who dare to report the ugly truth about Russia's occupation of Crimea, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE James Donegan has said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine strongly condemns the illegal trial of Ukrainian citizen, RFE/RL freelance correspondent Vladyslav Yesypenko in the temporarily occupied Crimea.
Russia is brushing off its commitments as a signatory of the Minsk agreements, shifting the blame for obstructing the peace process onto Ukraine, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE James Donegan has said.
President of Poland Andrzej Duda will take part in the inaugural summit of the Crimean Platform and events on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has introduced the newly appointed Interior Minister, Denys Monastyrsky, to the Interior Ministry staff.
A delegation of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, led by Chargé d'Affaires George Kent, on July 16 visited the Joint Forces Operation zone to learn about the security situation in the area.
The Verkhovna Rada has supported the decision to appoint Denys Monastyrsky as Ukraine's interior minister.
Post-Avakov times: Ukraine needs "someone with a backbone who can withstand the pressure that the old system exerts..."
Ukrinform has asked a number of acclaimed legal experts to list the key points of the long-sought "reform" of the Ministry of Internal Affairs