At the summit EU-Ukraine will discuss visa-free regime and the Minsk agreements

At the summit Ukraine-EU which will take place on 24 November in Brussels, to discuss the issue of liberalization of the visa regime and the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

This was reported on the website of the European Council.

At the 18th summit of the EU will be represented by European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

President Petro Poroshenko will represent Ukraine.

«The leaders will discuss the relations between Ukraine and the EU and liberalization of visa regime, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, programs, reforms and combating corruption in Ukraine», — stated in the message.

The summit Ukraine-EU in this year postponed twice.

First, by agreement of both parties, it was postponed from may to September (this is the situation because of the uncertainty of the consequences of the referendum in the Netherlands on the Association Agreement EU-Ukraine, and in anticipation of a referendum in the UK).

In September, the summit was again delayed. In diplomatic circles this is explained by the need to ensure concrete results, in particular, approved by the decision of European institutions on granting Ukraine visa-free regime.

On September 26, the relevant Committee of the European Parliament voted for the introduction of Ukraine in the list of countries with which the EU introduces visa-free regime and the start of negotiations between the three institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and European Council) regarding the visa-free regime for Ukraine.

Soon on the website of the EU Council finally got the official information – the 18th summit of EU-Ukraine will take place on 24 November in Brussels.

Note the Committee of permanent representatives of EU member States (Coreper) on behalf of the Council of the EU agreed on 17 November to positions on the negotiations on the liberalization of the visa regime for Ukraine. On this basis, the Council presidency will begin negotiations with the European Parliament.




At the summit EU-Ukraine will discuss visa-free regime and the Minsk agreements 19.11.2016

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