On June 4-5 2018, during his visit to Brussels, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko took part in the panel discussion "Relations between Ukraine and the EU: report on reforms and further steps", as well as in the round table: "Prosperous Ukraine - Partnership with the EU: Future Strategies, Trade and Investment".
During the events the Ukrainian side presented key aspects of the reforms of the prosecutor's office, the main results in the field of combating corruption and organized crime, a well as improving business climate.
Along with this, European colleagues were informed about the need for reforms on privatization of state-owned enterprises, clearing of the customs sphere, and also the regulation of access to national resources.
"To combat corruption in Ukraine, first of all, it is necessary not only to focus on the number of corrupt officials brought to justice, but also to eliminate the sources of corruption themselves," Y.Lutsenko noted.
The parties identified the priority tasks of cooperation, in particular on the need for further support of Ukraine and the establishment of interaction between all the relevant authorities in this area.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko also held a briefing for foreign and Ukrainian media on the reform of the Prosecutor General's Office and on the journalist Arkadyi Babchenko case.