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During a working visit to Brussels, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with President of the European People's Party Joseph Daul, who assured him the European Union and his party would continue supporting Ukraine.

The President of the European People's Party highly appreciated the efforts of the Ukrainian authorities in ensuring free and democratic presidential elections and confirmed continued support of Ukraine by the European Union and the European People's Party "on its path to peace, prosperity and welfare," the presidential administration's press service wrote.

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Poroshenko expressed gratitude to the EPP leadership for the "unwavering strong support of Ukraine, which the political family of the EPP has demonstrated over the recent years in the rapprochement with the European Union, strengthening democratic institutions, implementing reforms and counteracting Russian aggression."

During the meeting, Petro Poroshenko and Joseph Daul discussed the issue of enhancing inter-party cooperation in the context of preparations to the parliamentary elections in Ukraine.