High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton  notes necessity to support a peaceful plan of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko concerning settlement of the situation in east of Ukraine.

Ashton notes necessity to support peaceful plan of Poroshenko/REUTERS

According to an own UNIAN correspondent, Ashton said this in the morning before the sitting of the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU.

“It is very important to support the plan of Poroshenko. Peace and tranquility are vitally important for the country not only due to obvious reasons, but also for advancement of the country”, - stressed Ashton.

She noted that today’s sitting will start with discussion of the situation in Ukraine with participation of newly-appointed Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.

“We will hear his view concerning the situation”, - noted Ashton .