Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The European Union is ready to increase civilian mission in Ukraine, which is helping the Ukrainian authorities to reform the security sector, said the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini.
"A question was raised about a possible operation in the area of politics, defence and security in Ukraine. We discussed this a long time inside the European Union with member countries and with the Ukrainian authorities. We already have a mission in Ukraine, it is a civilian mission to assist reforms in the security sector, We are ready to strengthen such support is a civilian job, the mission without Executive powers to reform the security sector, and will continue to guide the support of the OSCE for the implementation of the Minsk agreement ", - said Mogherini in debates in the European Parliament.
at the end of April the head of the European Council Donald Tusk at the conference EU-Ukraine said European Union States decided to send experts to assess the country's needs in the mission to maintain security, and asked to deploy to Kiev. According to his statement, the report of this mission will be discussed with all member countries.
authorized EU may 12, told reporters that experts from the EU in a few days will go to Kiev to discuss the response to the Ukrainian request. According to his statement, the European Union will discuss how you can adapt the mandate of the already existing in the country civilian mission of the EU to help Ukraine.