European Commission planning to give Ukraine's economy new «drive» .

The Commissioner said it was about all areas which would contribute to economy growth and new jobs.

Olivér Várhelyi /

Olivér Várhelyi /

The new composition of the European Commission is set to give a new "drive" to Ukraine's economy to make sure it achieves sustainable growth, says European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi.

"This Commission is interested in creating a much stronger economic drive in the Eastern Partnership. Having seen already the progress that provides us with an opportunity to accelerate our work, to build together a strong, resilient economy, market economy for Ukraine, and for the people of the country," Várhelyi said Wednesday during a joint press conference with Oleksiy Honcharuk, the Ukrainian Prime Minister, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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The European Commissioner believes work should continue on all areas "where we can bring growth and jobs" back to Ukraine.

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