Poroshenko to hold Ukraine-EU political consultations in Brussels on Oct.19

The Ukraine-EU high-level political consultations with participation of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz and relevant members of the European Commission will be held in Brussels Oct. 19, 2016.

Censor.NET reports citing the press office of the president.

The statement reads: "The leaders of Ukraine and the EU institutions will discuss the development of the situation in the Donbas and Crimea, the course of fulfillment of the Minsk agreements and the prospects of the regime of sanctions against Russia in response to its aggression against Ukraine. The parties will negotiate progress in the implementation of reforms and ways to increase the EU support. They will also coordinate future steps on ratification of the Association Agreement and introduction of the visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens.

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"The head of state will take part in the expanded Summit of the European People's Party in Maastricht on Oct. 20, 2016. He will also hold a series of bilateral meetings with leaders of certain EU member states in order to coordinate positions before the EU Summit that will be held on Oct. 20-21 in Brussels.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n410588