President Petro Poroshenko in the process of the summit Ukraine - the EU was forced to admit on the issue of the pace by his administration reforms, orders European partners on the slowness of the Ukrainian authorities angered him, writes
"Note That Ukraine is lagging behind with reforms, not literally true and not literally true," said Poroshenko at a press conference.
Authorized EU focused on pushing Ukraine to strengthen its "stunted" of the economy, stresses the magazine. They realized That Kiev has launched a number of initiatives in recent weeks, including the appointment of the head of anti-corruption Agency, granting local authorities greater surveillance over their budgets and other powers, the liberalization of the energy sector. But, According to European bureaucrats, need to do " much more ".
over the past year, the number of points on which the views of Ukraine and the EU diverge increased, and the summit on the first day of the week, close to a promoted side to reduce the tension of their relationship, the only issue on which the views of Kyiv and Brussels fully coincide, is the need to counter "Russian interference in Eastern Ukraine," says the magazine.
So, since the signing of the Minsk agreements Ukraine has urged the European Union and other Western countries to establish a mission to support the peace process. However, this initiative did not find response in Brussels.
the head of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said That soon will be sent a team to assess the need and opportunities " of the European mission. But any such operation should be purely civil, he noted, warning That the military component is now impossible. In the EU declare That the Minsk agreement has already transferred the functions of the monitoring of the ceasefire regime by the OSCE, reports the wall Street Journal.
Regarding the expectations of Ukraine on visa-free regime with the European Union,, Brussels, Kiev until not carry out his homework, writes the magazine.
the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker gave Poroshenko a list of tasks that the Ukrainian authorities are obliged to implement to ensure that the dialogues were successful, informs the wall Street Journal referring to the high position of the European bureaucrat. In this list is the introduction of biometric passports, measures to strengthen border security, and the steps in the battle against organized crime and money laundering.