According to the Supreme envoy of the European Union in international relations Federica Mogherini, the priority for Ukraine – the resolution of the internal situation, and not the rapprochement with the EU.
"As for Ukraine's European prospects, it's not on the agenda of the Ukrainian authorities. All of us, for Us and for the Ukrainian authorities, need to concentrate more on the challenges they face from within. Because the real challenge is Ukraine's success in itself, "said Mogherini, speaking at the Brussels forum, RIA" Novosti ". She recalled That the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker even before assuming the position of head of the European Commission said That the EU will not expand in the next 5 years." There are countries that stand in the queue for ten years, " said Mogherini." But we have a Treaty that article in the Treaty is very clear. There is no change in EU policy in this regard. But we must be realistic and understand That the European perspective of Ukraine stated in the publication of the Treaty on European Union). But the political situation we face, Ukraine and the EU, supporting Ukraine, (makes) to concentrate on something else At the moment, " said the head of European diplomacy. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the European Parliament on 16 September ratified the Association agreement between Kyiv and Brussels. However, in Accordance with European legislation for the entry into force of this document must be ratified by the national parliaments of all 28 member countries of the EU.