The allies of Ukraine in NATO are interested in the resumption of the NATO-Ukraine Commission activity at the level of defense ministers, and the Ukrainian side hopes that this will happen soon.
Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak informed the G7 ambassadors about the situation in Donbas and further actions within the framework of the Minsk process.
Ukraine's representative in the Trilateral Contact Group, Leonid Kuchma, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst have discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
NATO Allies have reaffirmed their determination to provide political and practical assistance to Ukraine in implementing reforms and support the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said.
The European integration offices will open in all regions of Ukraine. The first office will open in Kherson in May this year, the second one - in Kharkiv in 2021.
The next meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Hungarian Commission on Economic Cooperation will take place in Budapest on March 26 after a seven-year break.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will be on a working visit to Germany on February 14-15, where he will take part in the Munich Security Conference.
Russia has called for a meeting of the UN Security Council on Ukraine to be held in connection with the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Minsk agreements, the Interfax news agency has reported, citing Russia's First Deputy Permanent to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy.
At the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine on February 12, Ukraine submitted an updated list of persons who should be released during the next prisoner swap.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko met with European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi in Kyiv on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry’s press service has reported.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has included Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak in the National Security and Defense Council and removed Andriy Bohdan from there.
The dangerous trend of Ukraine returning to times of politically motivated persecution may call into question the progress achieved by Ukraine over the past five years.
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), all members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on Friday.
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has thanked former Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Bohdan for cooperation and looks forward to continuing a strong partnership on reform with his successor, Andriy Yermak.