The Head of State expressed gratitude to the President of the European Commission for proposing to the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament to establish the visa-free regime with Ukraine.
The President of the European Commission assured that the EU remained a reliable partner of Ukraine and expressed confidence that Ukrainians would soon be able to enjoy all benefits of visa-free travel to the EU.
The Ukrainian President informed the President of the European Commission on the progress of Ukraine on the track of reforms that got a new boost due to the formation of new pro-European coalition and Government.
Petro Poroshenko is confident that the consultative referendum in the Netherlands will not become an insurmountable circumstance for the Association Agreement to enter into force.
The parties have also discussed the deterioration of the security situation in Donbas. The President of the European Commission assured that the EU kept firmly advocating for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. Jean-Claude Juncker emphasized the importance for the sanctions against Russia to stay in place until full implementation of the Minsk agreements by Moscow.
Petro Poroshenko informed Jean-Claude Juncker on the course of liberation of Nadiya Savchenko.