The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at a meeting in Germany coordinated common actions at the beginning of the summit of " Eastern partnership ", where Kiev has hopes for the future visa-free regime with the EU, informs the press service of the Ukrainian leader.
"The parties have coordinated common actions at the beginning of the summit of "Eastern partnership" in Riga, for example, in the context of rendering to citizens of Ukraine the prospects of visa-free regime from EU ", - is informed in the report.
it is said that the Juncker once again clarified that the European Commission supports Ukraine on its path of reform.
Juncker and Poroshenko also discussed the prospects of economic cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union, for example, in energy issues." We have expressed interest in investment from the EU in our energy sector ", - noted the head of the Ukrainian.
Initiated by the EU program "Eastern partnership" includes political Association and economic integration of the EU (without the prospect of membership in the community) with Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Of them in an advanced stage of relations with the EU are the last 3 of the Republic.
The next Eastern partnership summit will be held in Riga on 21 and 22 may. Ukraine expects from the summit of promotion in the issue of visa-free regime with the EU. First, however, the European Commission said that Ukraine visa-free regime in Riga will not be offered.