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Pavlo Klimkin: Signing of Association Agreement will become appropriate response to the challenges Ukraine faces
23.06.2014 | 12:04
Press service of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Signing of the Association Agreement on June 27 will become an appropriate response to the challenges posed to Ukraine. The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin declared during his meeting with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton.

In the framework of a visit to Luxembourg to participate in the meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council the Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin held a meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton.

The head of the foreign political department of Ukraine provided detailed information to the EU High Representative on the peace plan of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko directed to settlement of the situation in the East of the country and peculiarities of its implementation in the present conditions. 

There was stressed it is important to complete signing the Association Agreement with the EU on June 27 of the current year which has to become a relevant response to the challenges Ukraine faces in the context of protecting of its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The parties discussed urgent problems of regional security and touched upon a launch in Ukraine of the EU Mission in the framework of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). The Minister expressed gratitude for the operative elaboration and approval by the EU side a Concept on settlement the crisis which determines frames of activity of the abovementioned Mission. At this, he stressed the Ukrainian party is especially interested in being included into spheres of activity of the Mission in the issues of border security measures.


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