EU-Ukraine Summit 2017: which issues to be discussed
OSCE’s PA adopted resolution urging to de-occupy Crimea and Donbas
OSCE’s Parliamentary Assembly adopted the resolution on “Restoration the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”, which includes a paragraph on reversing occupation of Crimea and Donbas, according to OSCE’s Parliamentary Assembly website.
Poroshenko, Merkel united on need to continue active contacts in Normandy format
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel July 5, the Ukrainian presidential administration’s press service reported.
EBRD to support implementation of reforms in Ukraine
The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Suma Chakrabarti claimed that bank will support the implementations of reforms in Ukraine and emphasized the importance of the justice, land and court reforms implementation. He claimed this at Ukraine Reform Conference in London as the EBRD website reported.
European Parliament to control Commission on Nord Stream-2
European Parliament will control the situation with the mandate of European Commission on Nord Stream-2. This was announced by the EP deputy Jerzy Buzek in Brussels at the conference ‘Ukraine’s role as a strategic energy partner of the EU.’
NATO leader, Ukraine’s defense minister meet in Brussels
Ukraine’s defense minister Stepan Poltorak and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met in the Belgian capital, as the NATO ministerial meeting is underway in Brussels. Ukraine’s mission in the Alliance tweeted that at on Friday.
Germany doesn’t want Erdogan’s speech before Turks at G20 summit
The German Cabinet plans on banning Recep Tayip Erdogan from holding a speech before the Turks residing in Germany during the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg. Der Spiegel wrote that on Thursday, referring to Angela Merkel’s press service.
EU Ambassadors approve Association Agreement with Ukraine
The Ambassadors of the European Union approved the Association Agreement with Ukraine. The reporter of Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak reported this at Twitter.
Committee of Permanent Representatives in EU agreed on preferential trade agreements for Ukraine
Committee of Permanent Representatives of EU member states has agreed on preliminary arrangements regarding trade preferences for Ukraine. This was reported by UNIAN referring to the correspondent.
EU prolongs economic sanctions against Russia by six months
On June 28, 2017, the Council of the European Union prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until January 31, 2018.
Petya.A ransomware strikes Europe: Attacks in Britain, Netherlands, France, Spain – media
Companies in different European countries report that their computers have been attacked by hackers, according to the Latvian-based Russian-language news portal Meduza.
Van runs over crowd in London
A lorry ran over the crowd of people in London, killing at least one and hurting at least ten people; three of them are heavily wounded. The driver was arrested. Reuters reported that with reference to witnesses and social media.