European Commission ready to help Dutch authorities to find way for ratifying Ukraine-EU Association Agreement
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has contacts with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte in the issue of ratification of the Ukrainian-EU Association Agreement, Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas has said.
The goal is to ratify the Agreement in 28 EU member states, he said. It is an especially important agreement for the EU, Ukraine and not only for them, he said at a briefing in Brussels on Thursday.
He said that Juncker is ready to work with Rutte and Dutch political parties to find a solution to prepare the issue by the December meeting of the Council of the European Union. Schinas also welcomed efforts of the Dutch government to look for the solution to ratify the Agreement.