High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, ahead of her first visit to Russia, described prospects of partnership between the European Union and Russia, the situation in Ukraine, anti-Russian sanctions and the Syrian conflict.
The European Union will most likely adopt introduction of the visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens before May 18.
On the occasion of European Parliament's approval of visa waiver for Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko addressed the Ukrainians in a speech.
On April 6, the European Parliament approved granting Ukrainians the right to travel to the countries of the European Union without visas. 521 MEPs supported the decision, 75 were against, 36 abstained.
The European Union has transferred the second tranche of macro-financial aid to Ukraine in the amount of 600 million euro.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko hopes the European Parliament on April 6 will greenlight the introduction of the visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens.
The draft law allowing Ukrainian citizens to make short-term visa-free trips to the EU will be voted on April 6.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes the following 10 years will be crucial for the European Union.
Europe's top court in Luxembourg on Tuesday upheld European Union sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, including on its largest oil group Rosneft, in a ruling that asserts the court's jurisdiction over the bloc's foreign policy.
27 leaders of the European Union on Saturday signed a statement in Rome, proclaiming “Europe is our common future.”
Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has delivered a blunt warning to Donald Trump against encouraging countries to copy Brexit, arguing that a break-up of the EU could trigger war in the western Balkans.
Difficulties may surface during the introduction of the visa-free travel for Ukraine in the European Union, but everything will eventually depend on the responsibility of Ukrainian citizens.
Over the next few weeks, the European Commission will decide on the allocation of the second tranche of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine.
The list includes 150 individuals and 37 business entities from the RF and Russia-occupied territories.