European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Oliver Varhelyi intends to take Ukraine-EU relations and to a new level. He stated this during a meeting with Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Vadym Prystaiko, the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reports.
According to Varhelyi, the new composition of the European Commission gives priority to relations with Ukraine.
The EU Neighborhood Commissioner positively noted Ukraine's progress towards reform. The EU is committed to promoting the growth of Ukraine's economy, enhancing its resilience to challenges, including externalities, developing investment potential and creating new job opportunities.
Prystaiko and Varhelyi coordinated their further steps in concluding the Common Aviation Area Agreement, the Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptability of Industrial Products, the Modernization of the Free Trade Area between Ukraine and the EU, and the enhancing of customs cooperation.
As we reported earlier, on February 12, the EU Neighborhood Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi met with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
The parties discussed the cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union and agreed on the cooperation priorities for the current year.