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President: Ukraine praises unity and solidarity of the EU in prolonging sanctions against Russia
In the course of the working visit to Brussels, President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk to discussed the restoration of peace in Ukraine and the resolution of the situation in Donbas. The Head of State was content with the coordination of actions with the President of the European Council as regards the peace issue in Ukraine.
Poroshenko to meet Tusk in Brussels
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is meeting the President of the European Council in Brussels on Thursday at 11:30. 112 Ukraine TV channel correspondent reported that from Brussels.
Specific war between Russia and Ukraine, in which someone third wins
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President: Prices in Ukraine for the foreign drugs registered in the countries of the EU and G7 must not exceed the European ones
President Petro Poroshenko instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to verify the efficiency of abolition of additional registration for the foreign drugs registered in the countries of the EU and G7, and their prices in the Ukrainian pharmacies.
Ukraine, EU concerned over human rights situation in Crimea, Donbas
The European Union and Ukraine have expressed concern over a further deterioration in the human rights situation in the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula and the occupied areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to a joint press release following the EU-Ukraine Human Rights dialogue.
Dutch government signs ratification law for EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
The Dutch Justice Ministry signed the law on ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Minister for Foreign Affairs posted that on Twitter.
EU dissatisfied with slow reforms of intellectual property sphere in Ukraine
The European Union is dissatisfied with the slow progress of Ukraine in the legislative reform in the sphere of the intellectual property. The press service of the EU in Ukraine reports that this issue was raised at the meeting of EU and Ukraine representatives.
President had a meeting with the President of Slovakia
In the course of the working trip to Zakarpattia region, President Petro Poroshenko met with President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska.
President on the introduction of the visa-free regime with the EU for Ukraine: Farewell, unwashed Russia, land of slaves, land of lords
President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians on the introduction of the visa-free regime with the EU and addressed the attendees of the concert on the European Square: “Fate has finally smiled upon us, fellow Ukrainians. Many generations of our ancestors dreamed about that and fought for that”.
Germany to resume border control for duration of G20 summit
Germany resumes the border control for the duration of G20 summit. The General Council of Ukraine in Hamburg reported this at Facebook.
Ukraine, Poland should bolster cooperation in gas transportation area, - Polish businessmen
Poland could be the major gas distributor in Central and Eastern Europe, thanks to its own marine LNG terminal, Polskie Radio reports, with reference to local businessmen and experts in this area.
EU's Council agrees its stance on trade measures for Ukraine
EU ambassadors on June 6, 2017, reached agreement on the stance of the Council of the European Union on temporary autonomous trade measures in favor of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Visa lib "well-deserved reward" for Ukraine’s reforms - Hahn
EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn says visa liberalization is a well-deserved reward for Ukraine’s reforms, an UNIAN correspondent reported from the official’s briefing in Kyiv Thursday.
Poroshenko, Hahn discuss forthcoming EU-Ukraine Summit in Kyiv
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn met in Kyiv on June 1. They discussed wide variety of issues – first of all, the future EU-Ukraine summit, which is slated for July 13. Press service of the presidential administration reported that on Thursday.
Ukraine lags behind implementation plan of Association Agreement with EU
Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze claims that Ukraine is lagging behind the implementation plan for the Association Agreement with the European Union.
Russia's foreign office criticizes Dutch Senate's ratification of Ukraine-EU deal
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova says that the Dutch people who said "no" to the association with Ukraine have been "taken for a ride."
President comments on the decision by the Dutch Senate to ratify the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement
Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the upper house of the Parliament, has just adopted the decision to ratify the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.
Dutch Senate supports ratification of Ukraine-EU deal
The Senate of the Netherlands has supported the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Dutch Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association
The Dutch senate has approved ratification of the EU-Ukraine free trade and association agreement on Tuesday, 30 May, bringing to a close a political saga that started over a year ago when Dutch voters rejected the deal in a referendum. EU Observier reported that.
Poroshenko: Ukraine is part of Europe that Putin tried to steal
Ukraine belongs to Europe, and it’s a part of the European community that Russian president Putin tried to steal yesterday. President Petro Poroshenko said that in his speech as the Netherlands eventually ratified the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
Lithuania begins to build wall on border with Russia
Lithuania will begin the building of the wall on the border with Russia next week as DELFI reports.
Government of Ukraine creates task group to work out land reform
The work discussion of the basis of the land reform took place in the Ukrainian Government. MPs, representatives of the specialized Committees of Verkhovna Rada, directors of the specialized agrarian associations and experts of the agrarian market took part in the discussion. According to the results of the meeting, the sides agreed to create the inter-agency task group that will present the conception of the first stage of the land reform, as the press service of the Government of Ukraine reports.
President of Ukraine coordinated positions with the Prime Minister of Canada on the eve of the G7 and NATO meeting
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.
President: Efficient State Border Service is the key element of ensuring national security of Ukraine
On the eve of the Day of the Border Guard, President Petro Poroshenko met with officials of the State Border Service of Ukraine. Congratulating the attendees on their professional holiday that will be celebrated on May 28, the Head of State noted that border guards are the face of Ukraine.
EU aims to approve new quotas for Ukraine before July
The European Union plans to approve new autonomous preferences for Ukraine before the end of June, ahead of the Ukraine-EU summit to be held in the middle of summer, Europeiska Pravda reports with reference to a source in the European Commission.
Czech newspaper's journo praises Donbas terrorists – Ukrainian envoy demands publication’s reaction
The Ukrainian Embassy in the Czech Republic has responded to the articles by journalist Adam Hajek published by the Mlada Fronta Dnes newspaper. The man illegally crossed into the occupied areas of Donbas, to write reports glorifying the militants, the Ukrainian ambassador to the Czech Republic, Yevhen Perebyinis, wrote in a column for the same publication, according to Europeiska Pravda.
President: Diplomatic missions of Ukraine must help Ukrainians who travel abroad for the first time
President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes the importance of ensuring proper protection of rights and interests of Ukrainians who will travel to Europe taking advantage of the visa-free regime.
President: In visa-free conditions with the EU, border and fiscal services must ensure efficient control on the border crossing points
According to President Petro Poroshenko, given the introduction of the visa-free regime with the EU, the flow of citizens on the border crossing points will be increased. That is why the State Border Service and the State Fiscal Service must get ready and ensure an efficient control.
Stoltenberg: Minsk agreement to be discussed at upcoming NATO Summit
Russia’s failure to comply with the Minsk agreements will be one of the major topics for discussion during the oncoming NATO summit in Brussels, slated for Thursday, May 25. Jens Stoltenberg, the Alliance’s Secretary General said that at a briefing in the Belgian capital.
Russian spies seek EU recruits in fight clubs - media
Russian intelligence services are using martial arts clubs to recruit potential troublemakers in Germany and other EU countries, security experts have warned, according to EU Observer.