Victor Yushchenko and Javier Solana, Secretary General of the EU Council and High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, discussed the successful settlement of last month’s parliamentary crisis, which resulted in the signing of the National Unity Pact, according to the President’s press-office. Mr. Solana assured him Europe appreciated such a civilized mechanism to resolve crises. He congratulated the head of state on the formation of Ukraine`s cabinet.

Mr. Yushchenko and Mr. Solana also spoke about Ukraine’s integration with the EU. The President reiterated our country would not change its foreign policy, adding this course was stated in the National Unity Pact. He said the new government and parliament would both work to achieve this strategic goal.

Then they discussed regional policy.