Today in Brussels will host a summit Ukraine-EU. Poroshenko will talk with Shultz, Tusk and Juncker tete-a-tete

In the Belgian capital on Thursday, 24 November, will host the eighteenth summit Ukraine-EU.

It is reported by UKRINFORM correspondent in Brussels.

Elisha: half of the summit will be held in a tete-a-tete

The European side on the high-level meeting will represent an unprecedented group of high-ranking officials, including the presidents of the European Council Donald Tusk, European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, of the European Parliament Martin Schultz, high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini, Vice-presidents, Maros Sefchovich and Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commissioner of Johannes Khan, Cecilia malmström and the Dimitris Avramopoulos.

The Ukrainian delegation at the summit will be headed by President Petro Poroshenko.

As noted earlier the Council of the EU, the summit has confirmed the support from the EU for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

The leaders also condemned the deterioration of human rights in the territories uncontrolled by the Ukrainian authorities in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and Crimea and Sevastopol.

The EU confirms its policy of non-recognition of illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia, including the introduction of restrictive measures.

In addition, the parties will discuss the priorities of political and economic reforms as part of the implementation of the Association Agreement EU-Ukraine and the European partners; cooperation in the framework of foreign, security and defence policy; cooperation on justice, freedoms and security, including visa liberalization.

Separately will be discussed in the context of a deep and comprehensive FTA.

In the framework of sectoral cooperation will be discussed, primarily on energy and transport industry.

Regarding the situation in Ukraine, the leaders will pay attention to developments in some areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, including the humanitarian dimension.

Will be discussed also the situation in the EU and on regional issues, in particular with respect to Russia and Moldova, including Transnistria.

Elisha: half of the summit will be held in a tete-a-tete

Half of the summit Ukraine-EU on 24 November in Brussels will be held in a tete-a-tete between the President and the presidents of the European Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament.

This was reported to journalists by the Deputy head of the presidential Administration Konstantin Eliseev.

«Half of the summit will be held in a tete-a-tete. That is, the four presidents will communicate with you privately. Four presidents — the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Parliament President Martin Schulz, who specifically arrive at the summit in Strasbourg», — said Elisha.

The other part of the summit — meeting in extended composition of the official delegations. However, the summit will host a small business forum with participation of President of Ukraine and representatives of the European Commission.

According to Yeliseyev, the summit will be a strategic and innovative given the geopolitical background against which it will be held, and the issues that will be discussed in it.

In particular, during the meeting it is planned to discuss the implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, including in the free trade zone, visa-free regime between Ukraine and the EU, regional security and conflict settlement in the East of Ukraine, the renewal of EU sanctions against Russia.

Will discuss during the summit, energy issues, in particular, the European Commission’s decision allowing Russia’s Gazprom to increase gas supplies through the Nord stream and the German gas pipeline OPAL.

Also at the meeting in Brussels is expected to highlight the EU Ukraine 15 million euros for the fight against corruption and 114 million euros for administrative reform.

Today in Brussels will host a summit Ukraine-EU. Poroshenko will talk with Shultz, Tusk and Juncker tete-a-tete 24.11.2016

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