Ukraine-EU Association Council to meet in Brussels Dec 19

11:40, 19 December 2016
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Ukraine-EU Association Council will hold a meeting in Brussels on Monday, December 19, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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The meeting will be chaired by High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv.

It is expected that the Association Council will discuss relations between the EU and Ukraine, in particular, political dialogue and reforms, political association, security issues, economic and sectoral cooperation, and trade.

Read alsoEU agrees to extend anti-Russian sanctions for six months - ReutersMogherini and Kubiv will also discuss developments related to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, the EU's global strategy and regional issues.

A number of agreements will be signed before the meeting, including an agreement on the financing of public service reform and four agreements on Ukraine's participation in cross-border cooperation programs.

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