Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko met with European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi in Kyiv on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry’s press service has reported.
"On February 12, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko met with European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi. This was the Commissioner’s first visit to Ukraine since the appointment of a new composition of the European Commission," the statement reads.
Olivér Várhelyi welcomed Ukraine’s progress in reform and announced the EU’s commitment to boost the Ukrainian economy, strengthen its resistance to challenges, including external ones, develop investment potential and create new jobs.
Várhelyi noted that he as the European Commissioner wants to bring relations between Ukraine and the EU to a new level.
During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed issues of further integration of Ukraine with the EU, in particular in trade and economic sectors, as well as continued support by the European Union for the reform process in Ukraine.
The EU Commissioner assured of unconditional support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and efforts to establish peace in Donbas.