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Stepan Kubiv signed a series of Financial Agreements on cross-border cooperation in Brussels
19.12.2016 | 12:23

19 December 2016 Brussels hosted a ceremony of signing by the Government of Ukraine and the European Commission of a series of agreements on participation of Ukraine in EU-funded programmes for cross-border cooperation involving Romania-Ukraine, Poland-Belarus-Ukraine, Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine and the Black Sea region.

From the Government of Ukraine the agreement was inked by First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv, from the European Commission – by Director General for Enlargement at the European Commission Christian Danielsson.

The programmes, worth a total of €365 million, will continue to promote economic and social development in regions on both sides of common borders; address common challenges, in such fields as environment, public health and the prevention of and fight against organised crime; as well as ensure efficient and secure borders, which promote local cross-border people-to-people contacts.


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