Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman in Brussels held talks with President of the European Commission
Jean-Claude Juncker. The parties discussed the current
situation in Ukraine and the Government's plans for reforms.
The Prime Minister informed the President of the European
Commission that in the second half of 2016 the Governments had managed to ensure
macroeconomic stabilization in the country.
"For 2017 we see and forecast economic growth. We talk
about positive trends in the development of the national economy", said Volodymyr
He emphasized cooperation between Ukraine and the EU is of
strategic nature, and thanked for the support for the crucial transformation
"Ukraine is trying to overcome the difficult path of
change, and our main objective is to bring about in the lives of the citizens
of Ukraine tangible changes", said the Head of Government.
In turn, speaking to media people after the meeting,
Jean-Claude Juncker said that Ukraine had been
realizing in the last three years large-scale, meaningful reforms. "Ukraine
is realizing reforms of a greater magnitude than those which were realized during
20 years before", he said.
The European Union supports Ukraine in implementing reforms
and bringing about the necessary change, stressed the President of the European