Poroshenko discusses prospects of completing ratification of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement with MEPs
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and a delegation of the European Parliament headed by Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs David McAllister discussed the prospects of completing the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.
"The prospects for completing the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, ways to unlocking the potential of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), including the approval of additional autonomous trade preferences for Ukraine by the European Parliament, and energy security of the European continent were discussed," the press service of the Ukrainian president reported.
The head of state expressed gratitude to the European Parliament for the approval of the decision to introduce visa free regime for Ukrainian citizens on April 6.
"This decision is a clear confirmation of powerful support of European future of our state by the European Parliament," Poroshenko said.
The Ukrainian president highly appreciated the active position of the European Parliament in protecting human rights in temporarily occupied Crimea and support of efforts to de-occupy the peninsula and returning it to the sovereignty of Ukraine.
The sides pointed out the necessity of taking concrete measures to increase effectiveness of combat Russian disinformation campaign in Europe.