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Ukraine is invited for meeting of Big Five
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The meeting will be held in the framework of the NATO summit on July 8-9.

The meeting of the leaders of the G5 countries (France, Germany, Italy, USA, France) and Ukraine will be held in Warsaw, in the framework of the NATO summit on July 8-9. This info was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at a joint briefing with the US Secretary of State John Kerry in Kyiv on July 7.

'It’ll be like the event, when we met in Wales in 2014. There is enough time for us to discuss with the leaders of the Big Five the matters of security and reforms in Ukraine,' Poroshenko stressed.

He also said that a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission is to be held at the highest level there.

'Ukraine expects that after the meeting at the NATO summit, the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission and in the Big Five plus Ukraine, we will manage to coordinate further measures to make Russia fully implement the Minsk agreements and to start the deoccupation of Crimea,' Poroshenko said.

Poroshenko will meet his US counterpart Barack Obama at the NATO summit. The heads of the states are to discuss the Minsk agreements and anti-Russian sanctions.

As reported earlier by, Euro Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee recommend visa-free regime for Ukraine.

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