Summit EU – Ukraine, held in Kiev on 13 July, can be completed without the approval of the final statement or joint Declaration, the article says «European truth».
About this result of the summit became known following the informal meeting of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of European Council Donald Tusk on 12 July, said the journalist of the edition Sergey Sidorenko.
«According to the rules of European diplomacy, the absence of the joint statement is a demonstration of the deep crisis in relations, saying that the leaders have met, but to agree on anything are unable. Therefore, the final document had been agreed every time – even in the «crisis» in 2004 and 2011,» writes «European true».
According to the publication, Ukraine has insisted that the joint statement was a reference to a phrase from the preamble of the Association Agreement that the EU «recognises Ukraine’s European aspirations and welcomes its European choice». However, the representatives of the European Union with the wording agreed.
«The European Union has questioned the fact that Ukraine aspires to EU integration», writes «European true».
July 12 Official journal of the European Union issued a decision on the final ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU. The decision comes into force from the moment of adoption. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that during the summit Ukraine – EU will coordinate ways to ensure the most efficient and speedy achievement of the objectives of the agreement.
The summit Ukraine – EU may be completed without the adoption of the final resolution, which was expected, Kiev – media 13.07.2017