EU foreign ministers note positive signals from President-elect Zelensky
The foreign ministers of EU countries at their meeting on May 13 noted positive signals from the team of Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky, the Kyiv-based Ukrayinska Pravda ezine has reported, citing a message from the EU Council on the results of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels.
The report notes that at the meeting the ministers discussed the situation in Ukraine after the announcement of the results of the presidential elections.
"They noted the positive signals from the future administration, especially its intention to continue and strengthen the reforms, which, as they stressed, remain key in providing tangible benefits for the Ukrainian people," the ezine said.
The ministers also expressed concern about Russian President Vladimir Putin's decree on simplifying the procedure for issuing Russian passports in Russia-occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The EU foreign ministers confirmed their full support of Ukraine and its sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.