Ukraine and the European Union have common stands on the most areas of
cooperation and plans for further reforms, and such unanimity of views allows
us to make the right decisions and achieve concrete results that have a
positive impact on the well-being of citizens. This statement was issued by the EU High
Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini during a joint press conference with Prime
Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman.
"We have had intensive, positive and fruitful negotiations. We have proved that by working together, we can
achieve impressive, positive, concrete results that affect the daily lives of
people", Federica Mogherini stated.
She stressed the agenda of changes, being currently implemented by Ukraine,
is undergoing fundamental transformations and should be based on an effective
anti-corruption policy. Both official Kyiv and Brussels are united in
understanding of this, as the diplomat emphasized. She drew
attention to the fact that Ukraine is a reliable friend and partner of the EU. That
is why the EU pledges readiness to help and support Ukraine on a wide range of
issues - from social reforms to further resolving the situation in the east of
In turn, the Head of Ukrainian Government thanked for the high appreciation
of the reform process and further support.
"We have a really full agenda. Our economic cooperation is gaining
momentum. We have achieved a growth to the tune of 29% in
bilateral trade. We
outlined a further cooperation in the coming years and steps regarding the
implementation of reforms that will allow to improve the living standard of the
people", the Prime Minister underscored.