Poroshenko responds to reports on Ukraine’s alleged involvement in DPRK’s missile success
Following reports hinting at a Ukrainian trace in deliveries of missile engines to North Korea, President Petro Poroshenko instructed the authorities to launch immediately a thorough and comprehensive investigation, according to a posting on the president’s Facebook page.
Poroshenko says new set of Russia sanctions "resolute message" of U.S. support for Ukraine
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called the adoption by the U.S. Congress of a Russia sanctions bill a resolute message of support for Ukraine, according to his posting on Facebook.
President expressed gratitude to the staff of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute for new military-technical developments
The President expressed gratitude to the staff of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute for new military-technical developments that work for the defense of our sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Poroshenko approves ratification of Europol agreement on cooperation
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law ratifying the Agreement between the European Police and Ukraine on Strategic Co-operation, as the president’s press service reports.
President will demand ceasefire regime during the phone conversations in the Normandy format
President Petro Poroshenko informed that on Monday, July 24, he would carry out phone conversations in the Normandy format and demand immediate ceasefire on the touch line.
President: Ukraine-Belarus program of cultural cooperation for 2017-2021 expands opportunities for the implementation of joint projects in this sphere
The Program of Cultural Cooperation for 2017-2021 signed today by the Ministries of Culture of Ukraine and Belarus increases opportunities for the implementation of joint projects, as stated by President Petro Poroshenko.
President held a phone conversation in the Normandy format
The President called the last days of July one of the bloodiest in 2017 and urged Russia to immediately cease aggressive actions and supply of weapons to the occupied territories.
President: The Ukraine-EU working group on strategic communication will raise the efficiency of response to hacking campaigns from Russia
“The establishment of the Ukraine-EU informal working group on strategic communication will raise the efficiency of our response to hacking and disinformation campaigns from Russia not only against Ukraine, but also against all the EU countries,” President Petro Poroshenko emphasized in the joint press conference following the 19th Ukraine – EU Summit.
President: It is important to start the elaboration of “roadmaps” for the achievement of the European plans of Ukraine
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko noted that the 19th Ukraine – EU Summit was symbolic, as it became the Summit of the visa-free regime and association. This has come true due to the resolute and efficient cooperation between Ukraine and the EU, as well as the powerful support of the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council, the European Commissioners and the member-states.
The Ukraine-EU working group to enhance response to hacking campaigns from Russia, - Poroshenko
​The establishment of the Ukraine-EU informal working group on strategic communication will raise the efficiency of our response to hacking and disinformation campaigns from Russia not only against Ukraine, but also against all the EU countries. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that during his the joint press conference following the 19th Ukraine – EU Summit.
Poroshenko urges EU to take down roaming charges for Ukrainians
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thinks that it is important to assume the joint measures with the European Union to take down the roaming charges between Ukraine and the European countries. Also, he noted the importance of the integration to the digital single market of the European Union. He claimed this at the press conference on the result of the meeting with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker within the Ukraine-EU Summit as the press service of the Ukrainian president reported.
EU-Ukraine Summit 2017: which issues to be discussed
President in the NSDC meeting: Ukraine will introduce biometric control for the foreign citizens who cross the state border
​The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine chaired by President Petro Poroshenko is considering the increase of control over the crossing of the state border of Ukraine.
President: Ukraine will build a new ammunition plant
Significant part of budgetary overfulfillment will be allocated to the defense and security sector, as stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the NSDC meeting. The President offered to build an ammunition plant.
President: A new stage of Ukraine’s path to the EU will begin on September 1, 2017
​The EU Council completed the process of ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the address published on his official website.
Ukraine to introduce biometric passport control for foreigners by 2018
NATO supports Ukraine in struggle with Russia, - Stoltenberg
The NATO condemns Russia’s continuous aggression against Ukraine, and the Alliance remains committed to its support for the Ukrainian government. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary general said that while opening the Ukraine-NATO commission session on Monday.
NATO assigns € 40 mln via trust funds to support Ukraine, - Stoltenberg
NATO member countries used ten trust funds to allocate almost 40 million Euros of financial aid for Ukraine. Jens Stoltenberg, the Alliance’s Secretary General said that during his visit to Ukraine and the meeting with Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko.
NSDC to consider draft law on de-occupation of Donbas on July 10
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) intends to consider the project of the draft–law of the de-occupation of the temporary uncontrolled by Ukraine territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions on July 10. The Ukrainian News reported this citing the informed source.
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.
Poroshenko enacts NATO cooperation law
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law to deepen Ukraine's cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in order to gain membership of the Alliance.
Ukraine intends to discuss cooperation with USA
The Ukrainian side intends to discuss the issues of the cooperation with the USA for the short-term at the negotiations with the United States Secretary of States Rex Tillerson in Kyiv on July 9. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin reported this according to the Ukrainian News.
President signed Law on peculiarities of access of persons with special needs to educational services and transport services for such persons
In the course of the visit to Kyiv secondary school №168, President Petro Poroshenko signed Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Law of Ukraine “On Education” as regards Peculiarities of Access of Persons with Special Needs to Educational Services” and Law “On Amendments to Article 31 of Law of Ukraine “On Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities in Ukraine” as regards Transport Services for Such Persons”.
US Secretary of State Tillerson to visit Ukraine on July 9
Next Sunday US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Ukraine. This was announced by diplomatic sources to Ukrainian Truth.
IMF to lift land market launch requirement from Ukraine memo - media
The notion of the need to launch a land market in Ukraine will not be a prerequisite for the allocation of another loan tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), AgroPortal reported citing its source close to the recent negotiations held in the U.S.
President: Local budgets must develop local communities
President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that the increase of local budgets within decentralization must stimulate active development of local communities.
President: Decentralization is a guarantee of unitarity of Ukraine and anti-venom to the externally imposed federalism
President Petro Poroshenko emphasized that all the reforms, including decentralization, were aimed to make Ukraine a successful country.
Poroshenko rejects unblocking VK.com in Ukraine
President Petro Poroshenko is not going to order to unblock VK.com, the Russian social network widely popular in Russia, Ukraine and many other post-Soviet countries.
Trudeau: Issue of introducing visa-free travel with Ukraine is not relevant now
The question of introducing visa-free travel for Ukrainians by Canada is not relevant now. This was stated by Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, reports Ukrinform.
President on the Constitution Day: Ukrainians have carried the understanding of the importance of equal rights, democratic system and responsible government through the ages
The adoption of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996 remains a true holiday. At that time, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Basic Law of an independent state, which is still considered one of the most progressive. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in his speech on the Constitution Day.