The head of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan believes that the EU Program "Eastern partnership" is not exhausted.
in Riga on may 21-22 passes the summit of " Eastern partnership ". It includes political Association and economic integration of the EU with Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The last 3 countries last year signed the Association agreement with the EU partnership. Before the source Euobserver close to the leadership of the EU, said that the leaders of the leading States of the brotherhood have made it clear in Riga that the issue of EU enlargement at the expense of participants of "Eastern partnership" at the moment is not considered, although in the long term, " believe nothing ".
"The program" Eastern partnership "is now experiencing not the best times, but Armenia does not consider that it has been exhausted or more for her to do nothing," said Sargsyan in Riga the meeting of leaders of the Eastern partnership and the European people's party.
in his vision, the framework for future cooperation must remain faithful to the development and building of society and institutions, the protection of human rights, the battle against illegal activities of officials, the holding of free and fair elections, independence of the judiciary, the development of a market economy based on free competition.
Ukraine expected from the summit of promotion in the issue of visa-free regime with the EU. In this case before the European Commission said that Ukraine visa-free regime in Riga will not be offered. On Thursday morning, German Chancellor Angela Merkel also said that the easing of the visa regime as long as it is impossible. Now Kiev nourishes the hope that the introduction of such a regime from 2016.
However, as said on the last working day of the week the leader of the public movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk, the latest promises from the EU to abolish visas for Ukraine to 2016 " have the opportunity to be just empty words ". He said that Ukraine, which is today in the EU is considered backward and unstable government that is not able to fight crime, corruption and to control migrant flows, does not fit into the wealthy European family. He believes " that the promises to abolish visas for Kiev in 2016 have the opportunity to be just empty words ".