Ukraine conducts EU integration reforms in cooperation with EU

European integration reforms are being conducted in Ukraine in strict cooperation with the EU institutions, Lithuania’s presidency of the EU and EU states, said Ukrainian FM Leonid Kozhara at the 10th International Conference Yalta European Strategy.

“Ukraine has become an example for the implementation of the EU’s Eastern Partnership initiative in the context of starting negotiations on association agreements and dialogue on visa liberalization,” added the minister.

Kozhara expressed confidence that Ukraine’s progress in implementing the action plan on visa liberalization with the EU would be stated as part of the Vilnius summit.

In his speech, the minister also noted the benefits of establishing deep and comprehensive free trade area between Ukraine and the EU, adding that “currently realities are the processes of global globalization and large-scale trade liberalization, which, in particular, are conducted under the aegis of the U.S. and the EU.”


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