Kiev expects the Eastern partnership summit in Riga certain decisions and certain strategic prospects, and not the repetition of the statements made at the previous summit in Vilnius, however, not all EU members share a similar approach, said in an interview to the Ukrainian edition "" permanent representative of Ukraine to the European Union Konstantin Eliseev.
"The efforts of some countries (and We know what exactly) to reduce the level of ambition and to make Riga became merely a repetition of the signals of the Vilnius summit," said Elisha.
the story is about further steps Towards visa-free travel, explained the diplomat." Unfortunately, certain countries that We, in fact, consider your buddies, when there are discussions within the EU do not always support our position, for example in the issue of visa liberalization", he said.
According to Eliseev, work on a final Declaration of the forthcoming summit is still ongoing.
The position of permanent representative of Ukraine to the EU has formulated so: "if the Declaration is not forthcoming will be the answer to our ambitions, I see no tragedy in that, if no final document on the results of the summit will not. We can't go on lowering the level of ambition of the Eastern partnership ".
The Eastern partnership summit will be held in Riga on 21-22 may. This meeting authorized the 28 countries of the EU and the six Eastern partnership countries will be the first after the signing of agreements on the unification of the EU with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
first official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich that the Eastern partnership Summit in Riga will be wearing anti-Russian character and the reaction of the capital of Russia it will be hard.